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Security Update:OpenSSH Releases Security Update for Versions Prior to 7.2.p2

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Monday, March 14, 2016 - 14:00

Reason

Security Update

Impact

OpenSSH Prior to 7.2p2 Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?
Open SSH released update 7.2.p2 to address a X11 forwarding vulnerability.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancements, software enhancements and affected software refer to Open SSH Security Advisory - http://www.openssh.com/txt/x11fwd.adv.


AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • All versions of OpenSSH prior to 7.2p2 with X11Forwarding enabled.


WHAT’S THE PROBLEM?
Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.


HOW DO I PROTECT MY WEB SITE?
Apply an update


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