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Security update for OpenSSH


(Last modified: 19MAR2004)

solutions Security update for OpenSSH SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (352600ba23c683b1256fcd2e4144c2b9)

Applies to

Package: openssh
Product(s): SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8

Release: 20040319
Obsoletes: none


All systems using the scp client should update.

Problem description

The scp client accidentally allowed special characters in filenames to be
given by the server. This allowed evil servers to create files outside the
working directory under the privilege of the user running the scp client. This
bug has been fixed.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh openssh.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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