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openSUSE-SU-2016:2339-1: moderate: Security update for openssh
openSUSE Security Update: Security update for openssh
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2016:2339-1
Rating: moderate
References: #948902 #981654 #989363 #992533
Cross-References: CVE-2016-6210 CVE-2016-6515
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.1
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An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has two fixes
is now available.

Description:


This update for openssh fixes the following issues:

- Prevent user enumeration through the timing of password processing
(bsc#989363, CVE-2016-6210)
- Allow lowering the DH groups parameter limit in server as well as when
GSSAPI key exchange is used (bsc#948902)
- limit accepted password length (prevents possible DoS) (bsc#992533,
CVE-2016-6515)

Bug fixes:
- avoid complaining about unset DISPLAY variable (bsc#981654)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE Leap 42.1:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2016-1096=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- openSUSE Leap 42.1 (i586 x86_64):

openssh-6.6p1-14.1
openssh-askpass-gnome-6.6p1-14.1
openssh-askpass-gnome-debuginfo-6.6p1-14.1
openssh-cavs-6.6p1-14.1
openssh-cavs-debuginfo-6.6p1-14.1
openssh-debuginfo-6.6p1-14.1
openssh-debugsource-6.6p1-14.1
openssh-fips-6.6p1-14.1
openssh-helpers-6.6p1-14.1
openssh-helpers-debuginfo-6.6p1-14.1


References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6210.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6515.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/948902
https://bugzilla.suse.com/981654
https://bugzilla.suse.com/989363
https://bugzilla.suse.com/992533


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