GLSA-201612-18 : OpenSSH: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 95604


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201612-18 (OpenSSH: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenSSH. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

Remote attackers could cause Denial of Service and conduct user enumeration.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All OpenSSH users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/openssh-7.3_p1-r7'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 95604

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201612-18.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/12/07

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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


Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:openssh, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8325, CVE-2016-1908, CVE-2016-3115, CVE-2016-6210, CVE-2016-8858

GLSA: 201612-18