Red Hat Security Advisory: Updated openssh packages available for Red Hat Linux 7Nov 21, 2000, 21:55 (1 Talkback[s])
Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2000 16:39 -0500
Red Hat, Inc. Security Advisory Synopsis: Updated openssh packages available for Red Hat Linux 7 Advisory ID: RHSA-2000:111-03 Issue date: 2000-11-20 Updated on: 2000-11-21 Product: Red Hat Linux Keywords: openssh malicious server port forwarding Cross references: N/A
Updated openssh packages are now available for Red Hat Linux 7.
2. Relevant releases/architectures:
Red Hat Linux 7.0 - i386
3. Problem description:
An OpenSSH client will do agent or X11 forwarding at the request of a server, even if the user has not requested that it be done. A malicious server can exploit this vulnerability to gain access to the user's display.
For each RPM for your particular architecture, run:
rpm -Fvh [filename]
where filename is the name of the RPM.
5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla for more info):
18598 - ssh-keygen -l does not work for dsa keys
6. RPMs required:
Red Hat Linux 7.0:
MD5 sum Package Name
d564b593cce6c1afaa02a11004ef6cf7 7.0/SRPMS/openssh-2.3.0p1-4.src.rpm 973c033bd3cf3e3641f7fb9d172baf5a 7.0/i386/openssh-2.3.0p1-4.i386.rpm ead1cc84519f5a6fa0233ce8d3237457 7.0/i386/openssh-askpass-2.3.0p1-4.i386.rpm d426ff6c55181f8ccbea6e2f7a307b99 7.0/i386/openssh-askpass-gnome-2.3.0p1-4.i386.rpm 51fe082e6830e461a900000e2884cb14 7.0/i386/openssh-clients-2.3.0p1-4.i386.rpm dd9bb3271403162202599d3cd8b9a22e 7.0/i386/openssh-server-2.3.0p1-4.i386.rpmThese packages are GPG signed by Red Hat, Inc. for security. Our key is available at:
You can verify each package with the following command:
If you only wish to verify that each package has not been
corrupted or tampered with, examine only the md5sum with the
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