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EnGarde: OpenSSH buffer management error Print E-mail
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EnGarde The OpenSSH daemon shipped with all versions of EnGarde Secure Linux contains a potentially exploitable buffer management error.

| Guardian Digital Security Advisory                  September 16, 2003 |
|                       ESA-20030916-023 |
|                                                                        |
| Packages: openssh, openssh-clients, openssh-server                     |
| Summary:  buffer management error.                                     |

  EnGarde Secure Linux is an enterprise class Linux platform engineered
  to enable corporations to quickly and cost-effectively build a complete
  and secure Internet presence while preventing Internet threats.

  The OpenSSH daemon shipped with all versions of EnGarde Secure Linux
  contains a potentially exploitable buffer management error.

  The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project ( has
  assigned the name CAN-2003-0693 to this issue.

  Guardian Digital products affected by this issue include:

    EnGarde Secure Community v1.0.1
    EnGarde Secure Community 2
    EnGarde Secure Professional v1.1
    EnGarde Secure Professional v1.2
    EnGarde Secure Professional v1.5

  It is recommended that all users apply this update as soon as possible.

  Guardian Digital Secure Network subscribers may automatically update
  affected systems by accessing their account from within the Guardian
  Digital WebTool.

  To modify your GDSN account and contact preferences, please go to:

  Below are MD5 sums for the updated EnGarde Secure Linux 1.0.1 packages:

      MD5 Sum: 7afd3066246d6202280d6eb1085fb93f

      MD5 Sum: d7b8903355e7ad5d0557a6b238f54538

      MD5 Sum: a2c8d84d6f2f0081349edee0313d1ea9

      MD5 Sum: 6a714c0b602a958a9dfc02ae17cc18b9

      MD5 Sum: 0069f3e4350e2db89a435cef6380f389

      MD5 Sum: 9988376836aa28ca28e3fd427bda6f91

      MD5 Sum: 526145487b80cdb41a70971957947d8d

  Guardian Digital's public key:

  OpenSSH's Official Web Site:

  Guardian Digital Advisories:

  Security Contact:

Author: Ryan W. Maple <>
Copyright 2003, Guardian Digital, Inc.

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