SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : openssh (SUSE-SU-2016:1386-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 91318

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for OpenSSH fixes three security issues.

These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2016-3115: Sanitise input for xauth(1) (bsc#970632)

- CVE-2016-1908: Prevent X11 SECURITY circumvention when forwarding X11 connections (bsc#962313)

- CVE-2015-8325: Ignore PAM environment when using login (bsc#975865)

The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-818=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-818=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-818=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2016-818=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=729190

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=932483

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=945484

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=945493

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=947458

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=948902

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=960414

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=961368

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=962313

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=965576

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=970632

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=975865

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8325/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1908/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-3115/

http://www.nessus.org/u?dc6c7c3f

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 91318

File Name: suse_SU-2016-1386-1.nasl

Version: 2.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/25/2016

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssh, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssh-askpass-gnome, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssh-askpass-gnome-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssh-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssh-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssh-fips, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssh-helpers, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssh-helpers-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/23/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/22/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8325, CVE-2016-1908, CVE-2016-3115