openSUSE 10 Security Update : openssh (openssh-2256)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The OpenSSH release 4.5 contains a security fix which has been
backported to the openssh versions in our old products.

CVE-2006-5794: Incorrect return argument checking in the privilege
separation monitor was fixed. In case of an exploitable unprivileged
helper this could have been used to elevate privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected openssh packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27366 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5794

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