openSUSE 10 Security Update : openssh (openssh-2256)
High Nessus Plugin ID 27366
SynopsisThe remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThe 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected openssh packages.