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RHSA-2003-280: openssh Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the openssh packages
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Updated OpenSSH packages are now available that fix bugs that may be
[Updated 17 Sep 2003]
Updated packages are now available to fix additional buffer manipulation
problems which were fixed in OpenSSH 3.7.1. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2003-0695 to
these additional issues.
We have also included fixes from Solar Designer for some additional memory
bugs. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
assigned the name CVE-2003-0682 to these issues.
OpenSSH is a suite of network connectivity tools that can be used to
establish encrypted connections between systems on a network and can
provide interactive login sessions and port forwarding, among other
The OpenSSH team has announced a bug which affects the OpenSSH buffer
handling code. This bug has the potential of being remotely exploitable.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
assigned the name CVE-2003-0693 to this issue.
All users of OpenSSH should immediately apply this update which contains a
backported fix for this issue.
Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2003-280.html
Threat Level: High
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