OracleVM 3.2 : openssh (OVMSA-2016-0070)

High Nessus Plugin ID 91750


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-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 / openssh-clients / openssh-server packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91750

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0070.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/06/22

Modified: 2017/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 8.5

Temporal Score: 7

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

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:3.2

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: 2016/06/21

Reference Information

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

OSVDB: 124938, 135714