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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2003:280

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2003:280.

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 functions.

The OpenSSH team has announced a bug which affects the OpenSSH buffer
handling code. This bug has the potential of being remotely exploitable.

All users of OpenSSH should immediately apply this update which contains a
backported fix for this issue.

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

Risk factor : Critical

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 8628
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2003-0693
Bugtraq: 20030916 OpenSSH Buffer Management Bug Advisory (Google Search)
Bugtraq: 20030916 [slackware-security] OpenSSH Security Advisory (SSA:2003-259-01) (Google Search)
Bugtraq: 20030917 [OpenPKG-SA-2003.040] OpenPKG Security Advisory (openssh) (Google Search)
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#333628
Debian Security Information: DSA-382 (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-383 (Google Search)
En Garde Linux Advisory: ESA-20030916-023
FreeBSD Security Advisory: FreeBSD-SA-03:12
Immunix Linux Advisory: IMNX-2003-7+-020-01
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2003:279
SuSE Security Announcement: SuSE-SA:2003:038 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SuSE-SA:2003:039 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: openssh-packet-bo(13191)
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