IBM SECURITY ADVISORY
First Issued: Fri Sep 4 05:15:17 CDT 2015
The most recent version of this document is available here:
http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/openssh_advisory5.asc https://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/openssh_advisory5.asc ftp://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/openssh_advisory5.asc =============================================================================== VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
VULNERABILITY: AIX OpenSSH vulnerability
PLATFORMS: AIX 5.3, 6.1 and 7.1 VIOS 2.2.* SOLUTION: Apply the fix as described below. THREAT: See below CVE Numbers: CVE-2015-5352 Reboot required? NO Workarounds? NO Protected by FPM? NO Protected by SED? NO
=============================================================================== DETAILED INFORMATION
CVE-2015-5352 A vulnerability in ssh when ForwardX11Trusted mode is not used, lacks a check of the refusal deadline for X connections, which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via a connection outside of the permitted time window
1. CVE-2015-5352 CVSS Base Score:4.3 CVSS Temporal Score: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/104418 CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)
III. PLATFORM VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT
To determine if your system is vulnerable, execute the following command: lslpp -L openssh.base The following fileset levels are vulnerable: AIX Fileset Lower Level Upper Level KEY -------------------------------------------------------- openssh.base 188.8.131.5200 184.108.40.20600 key_w_fs
A. FIXES fix is available, and it can be downloaded from: https://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/iwm/web/preLogin.do?source=aixbp Fixed fileset version are OpenSSH_220.127.116.1110.tar.Z and OpenSSH_18.104.22.16801.tar.Z Refer to the Readme file for more details on the fileset. Note - OpenSSH releases 22.214.171.12410 and 126.96.36.19901 are same except that 188.8.131.5201 is compiled with OpenSSL v1.0.1 and contains ECDSA key support. To extract the fixes from the tar file: zcat OpenSSH_184.108.40.20610.tar.Z | tar xvf - (or) zcat OpenSSH_220.127.116.1101.tar.Z | tar xvf - B. FIX AND INTERIM FIX INSTALLATION IMPORTANT: If possible, it is recommended that a mksysb backup of the system be created. Verify it is both bootable and readable before proceeding. To preview the fix installation: installp -apYd . OpenSSH_18.104.22.16810 (or) installp -apYd . OpenSSH_22.214.171.12401 To install the fix package: installp -aXYd . OpenSSH_126.96.36.19910 (or) installp -aXYd . OpenSSH_188.8.131.5201
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