OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : openssh (OVMSA-2017-0053)

High Nessus Plugin ID 99080

Synopsis

The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- Allow to use ibmca crypto hardware (#1397547)

- CVE-2015-8325: privilege escalation via user's PAM environment and UseLogin=yes (1405374)

- Fix missing hmac-md5-96 from server offer (#1373836)

- Prevent infinite loop when Ctrl+Z pressed at password prompt (#1218424)

- Remove RC4 cipher and MD5 based MAC from the default client proposal (#1373836)

- Resolve sftp force permission colision with umask (#1341747)

- Relax bits needed check to allow hmac-sha2-512 with gss-group1-sha1- (#1353359)

- close ControlPersist background process stderr when not in debug mode (#1335539)

- Do not add a message 'The agent has no identities.' in ~/.ssh/authorized_keys (#1353410)

- ssh-copy-id: SunOS does not understand ~ (#1327547)

Solution

Update the affected openssh / openssh-clients / openssh-server packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?854d27aa

http://www.nessus.org/u?90daf6f4

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99080

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0053.nasl

Version: 3.2

Type: local

Published: 2017/03/30

Updated: 2018/07/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

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:3.3, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleVM/release, Host/OracleVM/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/03/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8325