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CESA-2003:280: openssh security update

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CESA-2003:280: openssh security update

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/22/2003
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/12/2010
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Updated OpenSSH packages are now available that fix bugs that may be remotely exploitable. [Updated 17 Sep 2003] Updated packages are now available to fix additional buffer manipulation problems which were fixed in OpenSSH 3.7.1. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2003-0695 to these additional issues. We have also included fixes from Solar Designer for some additional memory bugs. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2003-0682 to these issues.

OpenSSH is a suite of network connectivity tools that can be used to establish encrypted connections between systems on a network and can provide interactive login sessions and port forwarding, among other functions. The OpenSSH team has announced a bug which affects the OpenSSH buffer handling code. This bug has the potential of being remotely exploitable. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2003-0693 to this issue. All users of OpenSSH should immediately apply this update which contains a backported fix for this issue.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-openssh
  • centos-upgrade-openssh-askpass
  • centos-upgrade-openssh-askpass-gnome
  • centos-upgrade-openssh-clients
  • centos-upgrade-openssh-server

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