USN-3809-1: OpenSSH vulnerabilities
6 November 2018
Several security issues were fixed in OpenSSH.
- openssh - secure shell (SSH) for secure access to remote machines
Robert Swiecki discovered that OpenSSH incorrectly handled certain messages.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
It was discovered that OpenSSH incorrectly handled certain requests.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will makVe all the necessary changes.