Debian DLA-578-1 : openssh security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 92641

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

OpenSSH secure shell client and server had a user enumeration problem reported.

CVE-2016-6210

User enumeration via covert timing channel

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', this problem has been fixed in version 6.0p1-4+deb7u5.

We recommend that you upgrade your openssh packages.

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

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2016/07/msg00039.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/openssh

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 92641

File Name: debian_DLA-578.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/08/01

Updated: 2020/03/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:openssh-client, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:openssh-client-udeb, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:openssh-server, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:openssh-server-udeb, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:ssh, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:ssh-askpass-gnome, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:ssh-krb5, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/07/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6210