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Ubuntu alert USN-2014-1 (openssh)

From:  Marc Deslauriers <>
Subject:  [USN-2014-1] OpenSSH vulnerability
Date:  Fri, 08 Nov 2013 09:53:26 -0500
Message-ID:  <>
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========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2014-1 November 08, 2013 openssh vulnerability ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 13.10 Summary: OpenSSH could be made to run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic from an authenticated user. Software Description: - openssh: secure shell (SSH) client, for secure access to remote machines Details: Markus Friedl discovered that OpenSSH incorrectly handled memory when the AES-GCM cipher was used. A remote authenticated attacker could use this issue to execute arbitrary code as their user, possibly bypassing shell or command restrictions. Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 13.10: openssh-server 1:6.2p2-6ubuntu0.1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. References: CVE-2013-4548 Package Information: -- ubuntu-security-announce mailing list Modify settings or unsubscribe at:

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