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: 1:7.2p2-4ubuntu2.10
Release: xenial (16.04)
Level: updates
Repository: main


Other versions of "openssh" in Xenial

Repository Area Version
base main 1:7.2p2-4
base universe 1:7.2p2-4
security main 1:7.2p2-4ubuntu2.8
security universe 1:7.2p2-4ubuntu2.8
updates universe 1:7.2p2-4ubuntu2.10

Packages in group

Deleted packages are displayed in grey.


Version: 1:7.2p2-4ubuntu2.4 2018-01-22 18:06:44 UTC

  openssh (1:7.2p2-4ubuntu2.4) xenial-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: untrusted search path when loading PKCS#11 modules
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-10009.patch: add a whitelist of paths from
      which ssh-agent will load a PKCS#11 module in ssh-agent.1,
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-10009-2.patch: fix deletion of PKCS#11 keys
      in ssh-agent.c.
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-10009-3.patch: relax whitelist in
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-10009-4.patch: add missing label in
    - CVE-2016-10009
  * SECURITY UPDATE: local privilege escalation via socket permissions when
    privilege separation is disabled
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-10010.patch: disable Unix-domain socket
      forwarding when privsep is disabled in serverloop.c.
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-10010-2.patch: unbreak Unix domain socket
      forwarding for root in serverloop.c.
    - CVE-2016-10010
  * SECURITY UPDATE: local information disclosure via effects of realloc on
    buffer contents
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-10011-pre.patch: split allocation out of
      sshbuf_reserve() in sshbuf.c, sshbuf.h.
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-10011.patch: pre-allocate the buffer used for
      loading keys in authfile.c.
    - CVE-2016-10011
  * SECURITY UPDATE: local privilege escalation via incorrect bounds check
    in shared memory manager
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-10012-1.patch: remove support for
      pre-authentication compression in Makefile.in, monitor.c, monitor.h,
      monitor_mm.c, monitor_mm.h, monitor_wrap.h, myproposal.h, opacket.h,
      packet.c, packet.h, servconf.c, sshconnect2.c, sshd.c.
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-10012-2.patch: restore pre-auth compression
      support in the client in kex.c, kex.h, packet.c, servconf.c,
      sshconnect2.c, sshd_config.5.
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-10012-3.patch: put back some pre-auth zlib
      bits in kex.c, kex.h, packet.c.
    - CVE-2016-10012
  * SECURITY UPDATE: DoS via zero-length file creation in readonly mode
    - debian/patches/CVE-2017-15906.patch: disallow creation of empty files
      in sftp-server.c.
    - CVE-2017-15906

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Mon, 15 Jan 2018 09:50:38 -0500

Source diff to previous version
CVE-2016-10009 Untrusted search path vulnerability in ssh-agent.c in ssh-agent in OpenSSH before 7.4 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary local PKCS#11 modu
CVE-2016-10010 sshd in OpenSSH before 7.4, when privilege separation is not used, creates forwarded Unix-domain sockets as root, which might allow local users to ga
CVE-2016-10011 authfile.c in sshd in OpenSSH before 7.4 does not properly consider the effects of realloc on buffer contents, which might allow local users to obtai
CVE-2016-10012 The shared memory manager (associated with pre-authentication compression) in sshd in OpenSSH before 7.4 does not ensure that a bounds check is enfor
CVE-2017-15906 The process_open function in sftp-server.c in OpenSSH before 7.6 does not properly prevent write operations in readonly mode, which allows attackers

Version: 1:7.2p2-4ubuntu2.2 2017-05-10 17:06:30 UTC

  openssh (1:7.2p2-4ubuntu2.2) xenial; urgency=medium

  * Fix ssh-keygen -H accidentally corrupting known_hosts that contained
    already-hashed entries (LP: #1668093).
  * Fix ssh-keyscan to correctly hash hosts with a port number (LP: #1670745).

 -- Christian Ehrhardt <email address hidden> Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:16:56 +0100

Source diff to previous version
1668093 ssh-keygen -H corrupts already hashed entries
1670745 ssh-keyscan : bad host signature when using port option

Version: 1:7.2p2-4ubuntu2.1 2016-08-15 19:07:19 UTC

  openssh (1:7.2p2-4ubuntu2.1) xenial-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: user enumeration via covert timing channel
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-6210-1.patch: determine appropriate salt for
      invalid users in auth-passwd.c, openbsd-compat/xcrypt.c.
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-6210-2.patch: mitigate timing of disallowed
      users PAM logins in auth-pam.c.
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-6210-3.patch: search users for one with a
      valid salt in openbsd-compat/xcrypt.c.
    - CVE-2016-6210
  * SECURITY UPDATE: denial of service via long passwords
    - debian/patches/CVE-2016-6515.patch: skip passwords longer than 1k in
      length in auth-passwd.c.
    - CVE-2016-6515

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 08:38:27 -0400

Source diff to previous version
CVE-2016-6210 User enumeration via covert timing channel
CVE-2016-6515 The auth_password function in auth-passwd.c in sshd in OpenSSH before 7.3 does not limit password lengths for password authentication, which allows r

Version: 1:7.2p2-4ubuntu1 2016-05-09 10:06:43 UTC

  openssh (1:7.2p2-4ubuntu1) xenial; urgency=medium

  * Backport upstream patch to unbreak authentication using lone certificate
    keys in ssh-agent: when attempting pubkey auth with a certificate, if no
    separate private key is found among the keys then try with the
    certificate key itself (thanks, Paul Querna; LP: #1575961).

 -- Colin Watson <email address hidden> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 01:57:51 +0100

1575961 OpenSSH Client Certificate Auth Regression

About   -   Send Feedback to @ubuntu_updates