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Debian Security Advisory: New version of openssh released

Nov 18, 2000, 05:19 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Wichert Akkerman)

Date: Sat, 18 Nov 2000 04:30:11 +0100
From: Wichert Akkerman
Subject: [SECURITY] New version of openssh released

Debian Security Advisory                                                         Wichert Akkerman
November 18, 2000

Package        : openssh
Problem type   : remote exploit
Debian-specific: no
The adv.fwd security advisory from OpenBSD reported a problem with openssh that Jacob Langseth found: when the connection is established the remote ssh server can force the ssh client to enable agent and X11 forwarding.

This has been fixed in version 1.2.3-9.1 and we recommend that you upgrade your openssh packages immediately.

wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.
Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato

Potato was released for alpha, arm, i386, m68k, powerpc and sparc. Packages for sparc are not available at this moment; they will be announced later at

Source archives:
MD5 checksum: 720a7ee40f334b5704a8acbc260ae0dc
MD5 checksum: e0c0987ec4e7b8eccd98dabbe75ea231
MD5 checksum: 6aad0cc9ceca55f138ed1ba4cf660349

Architecture indendent archives:
MD5 checksum: cb2bfd756f5d4fd52ae4656f9bd61420

Alpha architecture:
MD5 checksum: a8b51ca7b67cb0e5aeedac4fa301d18c
MD5 checksum: bb58e19e240adfe940fbebe2364f6f35

ARM architecture:
MD5 checksum: 543e76b02e7cfdb35f9b92365dc4610b
MD5 checksum: ed70bc90de326bfec9899f4ed0ac5b6d

Intel ia32 architecture:
MD5 checksum: a03ebc405c792bbef06d4f3235f0a0d3
MD5 checksum: c1dfbadec6f9ef38b1ed9391bb1e8c52

Motorola 680x0 architecture:
MD5 checksum: dcdffa2a00132500621d4eb32ecbae9a
MD5 checksum: e0059e6bfe72a14a18803a507884d194

PowerPC architecture:
MD5 checksum: 4354d03dc3030da57bb1ce91fac6247a
MD5 checksum: 5419aab89a4270933849430efdc0c3d2

These files will be moved into*/binary-$arch/ soon.

For not yet released architectures please refer to the appropriate directory$arch/ .

apt-get: deb stable/updates main
dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
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