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Security update for OpenSSH

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(Last modified: 02NOV2006)


solutions Security update for OpenSSH SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (89026f57746c7e1de93ffa3ee22d9ca2)

Applies to

Package: openssh
openssh-askpass
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-11279
Release: 20061102
Obsoletes: 05412985c36daeff0c33b88942b68c2c

Indications

Install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

The previous security fix for the openssh daemon introduced a problem where "utmp" entries would not be removed after the user logged out.
This update fixes this bug.

Solution

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 openssh-askpass.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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