Package "openssh"

Name: openssh


This package is just an umbrella for a group of other packages, it has no description.
Description samples from packages in group:

  • secure shell (SSH) client, for secure access to remote machines
  • secure shell (SSH) server, for secure access from remote machines
  • secure shell (SSH) sftp server module, for SFTP access from remote machines
  • secure shell client and server (metapackage)

Latest version: 1:8.2p1-4ubuntu0.2
Release: focal (20.04)
Level: security
Repository: main


Other versions of "openssh" in Focal

Repository Area Version
base main 1:8.2p1-4
base universe 1:8.2p1-4
security universe 1:8.2p1-4ubuntu0.2
updates main 1:8.2p1-4ubuntu0.5
updates universe 1:8.2p1-4ubuntu0.5
proposed main 1:8.2p1-4ubuntu0.6
proposed universe 1:8.2p1-4ubuntu0.6

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Version: 1:8.2p1-4ubuntu0.2 2021-03-10 16:06:20 UTC

  openssh (1:8.2p1-4ubuntu0.2) focal-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: double-free memory corruption in ssh-agent
    - debian/patches/CVE-2021-28041.patch: set ext_name to NULL after
      freeing it so it doesn't get freed again later on in ssh-agent.c.
    - CVE-2021-28041

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Tue, 09 Mar 2021 09:17:50 -0500

CVE-2021-28041 ssh-agent in OpenSSH before 8.5 has a double free that may be relevant in a few less-common scenarios, such as unconstrained agent-socket access on a

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