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Security update for OpenSSH

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(Last modified: 08FEB2006)


solutions Security update for OpenSSH SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (c0a0e2dc5435936145cde433208b0b1b)

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
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
Patch: patch-10857
Release: 20060208
Obsoletes: b6dd9cd1ee5f739fa4bb7a65575aa18a
16f31dfee8c851b417ec03480ed86abc
c97877523104b6148cf9638b573653cf

Indications

Install this update if you are using OpenSSH.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

A problem in the handling of scp could be used to execute commands on remote hosts even using a scp-only configuration. This requires doing a remote-remote scp and a hostile server. (CVE-2006-0225)
On SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 the xauth pollution problem was fixed too.

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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