USN-2164-1: OpenSSH vulnerability
07 April 2014
A malicious server could bypass OpenSSH SSHFP DNS record checking.
- openssh - secure shell (SSH) for secure access to remote machines
Matthew Vernon discovered that OpenSSH did not correctly check SSHFP DNS
records if a server presented an unacceptable host certificate. A malicious
server could use this issue to disable SSHFP checking.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.