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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Check for the version of the openssh packages
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
Updated OpenSSH packages are now available that fix bugs that may be
[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
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.
Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2003-280.html
Network Security Threat Level: High
Networks Security ID:
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security
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