OpenSSH: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201612-18

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in OpenSSH, the worst of which allows remote attackers to cause Denial of Service.

Affected Packages

net-misc/openssh on all architectures
Affected versions < 7.3_p1-r7
Unaffected versions >= 7.3_p1-r7

Background

OpenSSH is a complete SSH protocol implementation that includes SFTP client and server support.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenSSH. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

Remote attackers could cause Denial of Service and conduct user enumeration.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All OpenSSH users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/openssh-7.3_p1-r7"
 

References

Release Date
December 07, 2016

Latest Revision
December 07, 2016: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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