Slackware: 2013-322-02: openssh: Security Update
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Slackware New openssh packages are available for Slackware 14.1 and -current to fix a security issue. [More Info...]
[slackware-security]  openssh (SSA:2013-322-02)

New openssh packages are available for Slackware 14.1 and -current to fix a 
security issue.


Here are the details from the Slackware 14.1 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/openssh-6.4p1-i486-1_slack14.1.txz:  Upgraded.
  sshd(8): fix a memory corruption problem triggered during rekeying
  when an AES-GCM cipher is selected.
  For more information, see:
    http://www.openssh.com/txt/gcmrekey.adv
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-4548
  (* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new packages:
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Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
(http://osuosl.org) for donating FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project!  :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on http://slackware.com for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/openssh-6.4p1-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/openssh-6.4p1-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/n/openssh-6.4p1-i486-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/n/openssh-6.4p1-x86_64-1.txz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 14.1 package:
5a0481fe4e0088a50e829ec93538cec2  openssh-6.4p1-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
1a2593f2628a2a77ac0fa8aaa41e1467  openssh-6.4p1-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware -current package:
cf127ee94cc295db6b364e3fb70f7cfa  n/openssh-6.4p1-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
a10087855628e3ada8e597340fbed93f  n/openssh-6.4p1-x86_64-1.txz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg openssh-6.4p1-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Next, restart the sshd daemon:
# sh /etc/rc.d/rc.sshd restart


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