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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated OpenSSH packages are now available that fix bugs that may be
[Updated 17 Sep 2003] Updated packages are now available to fix
additional buffer manipulation problems which were fixed in OpenSSH
3.7.1. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
(cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2003-0695 to these
We have also included fixes from Solar Designer for some additional
memory bugs. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
(cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2003-0682 to these issues.
OpenSSH is a suite of network connectivity tools that can be used to
establish encrypted connections between systems on a network and can
provide interactive login sessions and port forwarding, among other
The OpenSSH team has announced a bug which affects the OpenSSH buffer
handling code. This bug has the potential of being remotely
exploitable. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
(cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2003-0693 to this issue.
All users of OpenSSH should immediately apply this update which
contains a backported fix for this issue.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
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CVE ID: CVE-2003-0682CVE-2003-0693CVE-2003-0695
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