openSUSE Security Update : libssh2_org (openSUSE-2016-388)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 90166


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for libssh2_org fixes the following issues :

Security issue fixed :

- CVE-2016-0787 (bsc#967026): Weakness in diffie-hellman secret key generation lead to much shorter DH groups then needed, which could be used to retrieve server keys.

A feature was added :

- Support of SHA256 digests for DH group exchanges was added (fate#320343, bsc#961964)

Bug fixed :

- Properly detect EVP_aes_128_ctr at configure time (bsc#933336)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Update the affected libssh2_org packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 90166

File Name: openSUSE-2016-388.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/03/25

Modified: 2016/10/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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


Base Score: 5.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libssh2-1, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libssh2-1-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libssh2-1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libssh2-1-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libssh2-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libssh2_org-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/03/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0787