OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : openssh (OVMSA-2016-0048)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91153


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-2016-3115: missing sanitisation of input for X11 forwarding (#1317817)

- Restore functionallity of pam_ssh_agent_auth in FIPS mode (#1278315)

- Initialize devices_done variable for challenge response (#1281468)

- Update behaviour of X11 forwarding to match upstream (#1299048)

- Ammends previous release, fixing typos and behaviour changes


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 91153

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0048.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/05/16

Modified: 2017/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 5.9

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:F/RL:O/RC:X

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: 2016/05/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3115

OSVDB: 135714