SuSE 10 Security Update : OpenSSH (ZYPP Patch Number 5627)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Due to a faulty signal handler repeated login attempts could exhaust
the maximum allowed connections and prevent further logins.

A problem where utmp entries where not deleted when users logged out
was also fixed.

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 5627.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 34321 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4109

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