openssh (SSA:2006-045-06)
Posted on: 02/15/2006 12:28 PM

New openssh packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, and -current to fix a security issue.

More details about this issue may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

Here are the details from the Slackware 10.2 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/openssh-4.3p1-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to openssh-4.3p1.
This fixes a security issue when using scp to copy files that could
cause commands embedded in filenames to be executed.
For more information, see:
(* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

Updated package for Slackware 8.1:

Updated package for Slackware 9.0:

Updated package for Slackware 9.1:

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:

Updated package for Slackware 10.1:

Updated package for Slackware 10.2:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 8.1 package:
e48cf3c1dd582b5e21e6acc3daea1af0 openssh-4.3p1-i386-1.tgz

Slackware 9.0 package:
47ad2060666d1beafec836ad3c20d5fd openssh-4.3p1-i386-1.tgz

Slackware 9.1 package:
b795fea0fa188746c2b5edc93273e7b7 openssh-4.3p1-i486-1.tgz

Slackware 10.0 package:
f02633326a65201fcb1187cf86d101f4 openssh-4.3p1-i486-1.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
adbdf45d3476c146c40f3990665cf2bf openssh-4.3p1-i486-1.tgz

Slackware 10.2 package:
8ca842462851056fa3ce129dae847fbe openssh-4.3p1-i486-1.tgz

Slackware -current package:
df20d506217f453e60190120b1c69a8e openssh-4.3p1-i486-1.tgz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg openssh-4.3p1-i486-1.tgz

Next, restart the sshd daemon:
. /etc/rc.d/rc.sshd restart


Slackware Linux Security Team

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