Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.04 / 15.10 : openssh vulnerabilities (USN-2869-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87939
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIt was discovered that the OpenSSH client experimental support for resuming connections contained multiple security issues. A malicious server could use this issue to leak client memory to the server, including private client user keys.
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SolutionUpdate the affected openssh-client package.