OpenSSH Security Update for Gentoo Linux
Posted on: 03/20/2019 06:41 PM

Updated OpenSSH packages has been released for Gentoo Linux

OpenSSH Security Update for Gentoo Linux


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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201903-16
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: OpenSSH: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: March 20, 2019
Bugs: #675520, #675522
ID: 201903-16

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in OpenSSH, the worst of which
could allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access.

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

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-misc/openssh < 7.9_p1-r4 >= 7.9_p1-r4

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

Impact
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A remote attacker could overwrite arbitrary files, transfer malicious
files, or gain unauthorized access.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All OpenSSH users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/openssh-7.9_p1-r4"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2018-20685
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-20685
[ 2 ] CVE-2019-6109
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-6109
[ 3 ] CVE-2019-6110
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-6110
[ 4 ] CVE-2019-6111
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-6111

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201903-16

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2019 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5




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