OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : openssh (OVMSA-2016-0038)

High Nessus Plugin ID 90076

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The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- CVE-2015-5600: MaxAuthTries limit bypass via duplicates in KbdInteractiveDevices (#1245969)

- CVE-2016-3115: missing sanitisation of input for X11 forwarding (#1317816)

- SSH2_MSG_DISCONNECT for user initiated disconnect follow RFC 4253 (#1222500)

- Add missing dot in ssh manual page (#1197763)

- Fix minor problems found by covscan/gcc (#1196063)

- Add missing options in man ssh (#1197763)

- Add KbdInteractiveAuthentication documentation to man sshd_config (#1109251)

- Correct freeing newkeys structure when privileged monitor exits (#1208584)

- Fix problems with failing persistent connections (#1131585)

- Fix memory leaks in auditing patch (#1208584)

- Better approach to logging sftp commands in chroot

- Make sshd -T write all config options and add missing Cipher, MAC to man (#1109251)

- Add missing ControlPersist option to man ssh (#1197763)

- Add sftp option to force mode of created files (#1191055)

- Do not load RSA1 keys in FIPS mode (#1197072)

- Add missing support for ECDSA in ssh-keyscan (#1196331)

- Fix coverity/gcc issues (#1196063)

- Backport wildcard functionality for PermitOpen in sshd_config file (#1159055)

- Ability to specify an arbitrary LDAP filter in ldap.conf (#1119506)

- Fix ControlPersist option with ProxyCommand (#1160487)

- Backport fix of ssh-keygen with error : gethostname:
File name too long (#1161454)

- Backport show remote address instead of UNKNOWN after timeout at password prompt (#1161449)

- Fix printing of extensions in v01 certificates (#1093869)

- Fix confusing audit trail for unsuccessful logins (#1127312)

- Don't close fds for internal sftp sessions (#1085710)

- Fix config parsing quotes (backport) (#1134938)

- Enable logging in chroot into separate file (#1172224)

- Fix auditing when using combination of ForcedCommand and PTY (#1131585)

- Fix ssh-copy-id on non-sh remote shells (#1135521)

- ignore SIGXFSZ in postauth monitor child (#1133906)

- don't try to generate DSA keys in the init script in FIPS mode (#1118735)

- ignore SIGPIPE in ssh-keyscan (#1108836)

- ssh-add: fix fatal exit when removing card (#1042519)

- fix race in backported ControlPersist patch (#953088)

- skip requesting smartcard PIN when removing keys from agent (#1042519)

- add possibility to autocreate only RSA key into initscript (#1111568)

- fix several issues reported by coverity

- x11 forwarding - be less restrictive when can't bind to one of available addresses (#1027197)

- better fork error detection in audit patch (#1028643)

- fix openssh-5.3p1-x11.patch for non-linux platforms (#1100913)

- prevent a server from skipping SSHFP lookup (#1081338) (CVE-2014-2653)

- ignore environment variables with embedded '=' or '\0' characters (CVE-2014-2532)

- backport ControlPersist option (#953088)

- log when a client requests an interactive session and only sftp is allowed (#997377)

- don't try to load RSA1 host key in FIPS mode (#1009959)

- restore Linux oom_adj setting when handling SIGHUP to maintain behaviour over restart (#1010429)

- ssh-keygen -V - relative-specified certificate expiry time should be relative to current time (#1022459)

- adjust the key echange DH groups and ssh-keygen according to SP800-131A (#993580)

- log failed integrity test if /etc/system-fips exists (#1020803)

- backport ECDSA and ECDH support (#1028335)

- use dracut-fips package to determine if a FIPS module is installed (#1001565)

- use dist tag in suffixes for hmac checksum files (#1001565)

- use hmac_suffix for ssh[,d] hmac checksums (#1001565)

- fix NSS keys support (#1004763)

- change default value of MaxStartups - CVE-2010-5107 - #908707

- add -fips subpackages that contains the FIPS module files (#1001565)

- don't use SSH_FP_MD5 for fingerprints in FIPS mode (#998835)

- do ssh_gssapi_krb5_storecreds twice - before and after pam sesssion (#974096)

- bump the minimum value of SSH_USE_STRONG_RNG to 14 according to SP800-131A (#993577)

- fixed an issue with broken 'ssh -I pkcs11' (#908038)

- abort non-subsystem sessions to forced internal sftp-server (#993509)

- reverted 'store krb5 credentials after a pam session is created (#974096)'

- Add support for certificate key types for users and hosts (#906872)

- Apply RFC3454 stringprep to banners when possible (#955792)

- fix chroot logging issue (#872169)

- change the bad key permissions error message (#880575)

- fix a race condition in ssh-agent (#896561)

- backport support for PKCS11 from openssh-5.4p1 (#908038)

- add a KexAlgorithms knob to the client and server configuration (#951704)

- fix parsing logic of ldap.conf file (#954094)

- Add HMAC-SHA2 algorithm support (#969565)

- store krb5 credentials after a pam session is created (#974096)


Update the affected openssh / openssh-clients / openssh-server packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 90076

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0038.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Published: 2016/03/22

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 4.2

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 8.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:openssh, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:openssh-clients, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:openssh-server, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleVM/release, Host/OracleVM/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/03/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/03/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-5107, CVE-2014-2532, CVE-2014-2653, CVE-2015-5600, CVE-2016-3115

BID: 58162, 66355, 66459