Oracle Linux 5 : openssh (ELSA-2016-3531)

High Nessus Plugin ID 90342


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Description of changes:

- CVE-2015-5600: MaxAuthTries limit bypass via duplicates in KbdInteractiveDevices (John Haxby) [orabug 22985024]
- CVE-2016-3115: missing sanitisation of input for X11 forwarding (John Haxby) [orabug 22985024]


Update the affected openssh packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 90342

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2016-3531.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/04/05

Modified: 2016/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 8.5

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


Base Score: 6.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:openssh, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:openssh-askpass, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:openssh-clients, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:openssh-server, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:5

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/04/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5600, CVE-2016-3115