Security update for openssh

SUSE Security Update: Security update for openssh
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2016:2280-1
Rating: moderate
References: #948902 #981654 #989363 #992533
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1

  • An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has two fixes is now available.

    Description:


    This 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)

    Patch Instructions:

    To 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".

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 (x86_64):
      • openssh-6.6p1-52.1
      • openssh-askpass-gnome-6.6p1-52.1
      • openssh-askpass-gnome-debuginfo-6.6p1-52.1
      • openssh-debuginfo-6.6p1-52.1
      • openssh-debugsource-6.6p1-52.1
      • openssh-fips-6.6p1-52.1
      • openssh-helpers-6.6p1-52.1
      • openssh-helpers-debuginfo-6.6p1-52.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
      • openssh-6.6p1-52.1
      • openssh-askpass-gnome-6.6p1-52.1
      • openssh-askpass-gnome-debuginfo-6.6p1-52.1
      • openssh-debuginfo-6.6p1-52.1
      • openssh-debugsource-6.6p1-52.1
      • openssh-fips-6.6p1-52.1
      • openssh-helpers-6.6p1-52.1
      • openssh-helpers-debuginfo-6.6p1-52.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
      • openssh-6.6p1-52.1
      • openssh-askpass-gnome-6.6p1-52.1
      • openssh-askpass-gnome-debuginfo-6.6p1-52.1
      • openssh-debuginfo-6.6p1-52.1
      • openssh-debugsource-6.6p1-52.1
      • openssh-fips-6.6p1-52.1
      • openssh-helpers-6.6p1-52.1
      • openssh-helpers-debuginfo-6.6p1-52.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 (x86_64):
      • openssh-6.6p1-52.1
      • openssh-askpass-gnome-6.6p1-52.1
      • openssh-askpass-gnome-debuginfo-6.6p1-52.1
      • openssh-debuginfo-6.6p1-52.1
      • openssh-debugsource-6.6p1-52.1
      • openssh-helpers-6.6p1-52.1
      • openssh-helpers-debuginfo-6.6p1-52.1

    References: