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Package name openssh
Date November 14th, 2000
Advisory ID MDKSA-2000:068-1
Affected versions 7.0, 7.1, 7.2
Synopsis Updated openssh packages fix broken PAM support

Problem Description

A vulnerability exists with all versions of OpenSSH prior to 2.3.0 with
regards to the X11 forwarding and ssh-agent. If agent or X11
forwarding is disabled in the ssh client configuration, the client does
not request these features during session setup. However, when the ssh
client receives an actual request asking for access to the ssh-agent,
the client fails to check whether this feature has been negotiated
during session setup. The client does not check whether the request is
in compliance with the client configuration and grants access to the
ssh-agent. A similar problem exists in the X11 forwarding


The packages announced yesterday for Linux-Mandrake 7.0 and 7.1 did
not have PAM support enabled. This meant that the server would not
allow logins. These updated packages for 7.0 and 7.1 are now available
with PAM support properly enabled.

Updated Packages

Mandrakelinux 7.0

 2bcb4a764107ca88f5269b5a275c7ba2  7.0/RPMS/openssh-2.3.0p1-7.3mdk.i586.rpm
edc2d07165801acd78e01ca6c02d4a2e  7.0/RPMS/openssh-askpass-2.3.0p1-7.3mdk.i586.rpm
86f38b0c891e0cc83c7cbbb56f94caa4  7.0/RPMS/openssh-askpass-gnome-2.3.0p1-7.3mdk.i586.rpm
958fe86fed649dd037164db4bde949f4  7.0/RPMS/openssh-clients-2.3.0p1-7.3mdk.i586.rpm
ca1287eb47add2ef6fa69aa9c805bb46  7.0/RPMS/openssh-server-2.3.0p1-7.3mdk.i586.rpm
592b76e42439394fa009d7ece4ecdc88  7.0/SRPMS/openssh-2.3.0p1-7.3mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 7.1

 f4b702943b2279cb792d9abc57bc2eec  7.1/RPMS/openssh-2.3.0p1-7.3mdk.i586.rpm
0445fb92945347d04ea23213bfb9b2e0  7.1/RPMS/openssh-askpass-2.3.0p1-7.3mdk.i586.rpm
da4d46e9c26032ea6990f1665058085a  7.1/RPMS/openssh-askpass-gnome-2.3.0p1-7.3mdk.i586.rpm
d8cad12ef56f242216ae3c42775b9c08  7.1/RPMS/openssh-clients-2.3.0p1-7.3mdk.i586.rpm
96934b89a8d41d315fe576e19c523b68  7.1/RPMS/openssh-server-2.3.0p1-7.3mdk.i586.rpm
592b76e42439394fa009d7ece4ecdc88  7.1/SRPMS/openssh-2.3.0p1-7.3mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 7.2

 17c76fbe98323e5921640f30422aa2b1  7.2/RPMS/openssh-2.3.0p1-7.1mdk.i586.rpm
9c72974653bfdb2d1e02ddbc1897f00b  7.2/RPMS/openssh-askpass-2.3.0p1-7.1mdk.i586.rpm
67c990f971b9b81ecb1834393a3ebc0d  7.2/RPMS/openssh-askpass-gnome-2.3.0p1-7.1mdk.i586.rpm
83a19718139506cd92303e1e59ed0413  7.2/RPMS/openssh-clients-2.3.0p1-7.1mdk.i586.rpm
0ad740d9dc37c58a66976b5d84efb5a6  7.2/RPMS/openssh-server-2.3.0p1-7.1mdk.i586.rpm
f7c747d5c7d93dc0e1108b1a28f3aa47  7.2/SRPMS/openssh-2.3.0p1-7.1mdk.src.rpm


To upgrade automatically, use MandrivaUpdate.


Please verify the update prior to upgrading to ensure the integrity of the downloaded package. You can do this with the command :

                rpm --checksig package.rpm

You can get the GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team to verify the GPG signature of each RPM.

If you use MandrivaUpdate, the verification of md5 checksum and GPG signature is performed automatically for you.