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Security update for openssh


(Last modified: 31JAN2006)

solutions Security update for openssh SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (c97877523104b6148cf9638b573653cf)

Applies to

Package: openssh
Product(s): 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
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
Patch: patch-10839
Release: 20060131
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using GSSAPI delegation should update.



Problem description

This update of openssh fixes an information disclosure bug in the server.
If option GSSAPIDelegateCredentials is enabled, it could happen that
credentials are send to users that are using non-GSSAPI methods for
authentication. (CAN-2005-2798)


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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