SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : openssh (SUSE-SU-2016:2280-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 93455
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for openssh fixes the following issues :
- Prevent user enumeration through the timing of password processing (bsc#989363, CVE-2016-6210) [-prevent_timing_user_enumeration]
- Allow lowering the DH groups parameter limit in server as well as when GSSAPI key exchange is used (bsc#948902)
- limit accepted password length (prevents possible DoS) (bsc#992533, CVE-2016-6515) Bug fixes :
- avoid complaining about unset DISPLAY variable (bsc#981654)
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.
SolutionTo install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2016-1332=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1332=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-1332=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1332=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.