Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1257-1 openssh -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
26 Jan 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-10708.
More information:

OpenSSH was found to be vulnerable to out of order NEWKEYS messages which could crash the daemon, resulting in a denial of service attack.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1:6.0p1-4+deb7u7.

We recommend that you upgrade your openssh packages.

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