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

High 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: High

ID: 91318

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

Version: 2.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/05/25

Updated: 2019/09/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS v3.0

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: 2016/05/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/03/22

Reference Information

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