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SSA-2003-259-01 OpenSSH Security Advisory

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
SSA-2003-259-01 OpenSSH Security Advisory

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Upgraded OpenSSH packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0 and
- -current. These fix a buffer management error found in versions of
OpenSSH earlier than 3.7. The possibility exists that this error
could permit a remote exploit, so we recommend all sites running
OpenSSH upgrade to the new OpenSSH package immediately.

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Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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