RHEL 2.1 : openssh (RHSA-2003:280)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Updated OpenSSH packages are now available that fix bugs that may be
remotely exploitable.

[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
additional issues.

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
functions.

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 :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2003-0682.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2003-0693.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2003-0695.html
http://www.openssh.com/txt/buffer.adv
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2003-280.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 12421 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0682
CVE-2003-0693
CVE-2003-0695