Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1474-1 openssh -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
21 Aug 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-15473.
More information:

It was discovered that there was a user enumeration vulnerability in OpenSSH. A remote attacker couldtest whether a certain user exists on a target server.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this issue has been fixed in openssh version 1:6.7p1-5+deb8u5.

We recommend that you upgrade your openssh packages.