From: Linux Mandrake Security Team <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: [Security Announce] MDKSA-2001:033-2 - openssh update
Date: Mon, 21 May 2001 12:05:18 -0600
Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory
Package name: openssh
Date: May 21st, 2001
Original Advisory Date: March 22nd, 2001
Advisory ID: MDKSA-2001:033-2
Affected versions: 7.1, 7.2, 8.0, Corporate Server 1.0.1
A problem was introduced with a patch applied to the OpenSSH packages
released in the previous update. This problem was due to the keepalive
patch included, and it broke interoperability with older versions of
OpenSSH and SSH. This update removes the patch, and also provides the
latest version of OpenSSH which provides a number of new features and
Please verify the update prior to upgrading to ensure the integrity of
the downloaded package. You can do this with the command:
rpm --checksig package.rpm
You can get the GPG public key of the Linux-Mandrake Security Team at
If you use MandrakeUpdate, the verification of md5 checksum and GPG
signature is performed automatically for you.
Corporate Server 1.0.1:
Bug IDs fixed (see https://qa.mandrakesoft.com for more information):
To upgrade automatically, use MandrakeUpdate.
If you want to upgrade manually, download the updated package from one
of our FTP server mirrors and upgrade with "rpm -Fvh *.rpm".
You can download the updates directly from one of the mirror sites
Updated packages are available in the "updates/[ver]/RPMS/" directory.
For example, if you are looking for an updated RPM package for
Linux-Mandrake 8.0, look for it in "updates/8.0/RPMS/". Updated source
RPMs are available as well, but you generally do not need to download
Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours to
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