OpenSSH: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201512-04

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in OpenSSH, the worst of which could lead to arbitrary code execution, or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Affected Packages

net-misc/openssh on all architectures
Affected versions < 7.1_p1-r2
Unaffected versions >= 7.1_p1-r2

Background

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

Description

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

Impact

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-7.1_p1-r2"
 

References

Release Date
December 20, 2015

Latest Revision
December 21, 2015: 4

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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