Security update for openssh

SUSE Security Update: Security update for openssh
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:2530-2
Rating: moderate
References: #1076957
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for openssh fixes the following issues:
Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2016-10708: Prevent DoS due to crashes caused by out-of-sequence NEWKEYS message (bsc#1076957).

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2018-1766=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL (x86_64):
    • openssh-7.2p2-74.25.1
    • openssh-askpass-gnome-7.2p2-74.25.1
    • openssh-askpass-gnome-debuginfo-7.2p2-74.25.1
    • openssh-debuginfo-7.2p2-74.25.1
    • openssh-debugsource-7.2p2-74.25.1
    • openssh-fips-7.2p2-74.25.1
    • openssh-helpers-7.2p2-74.25.1
    • openssh-helpers-debuginfo-7.2p2-74.25.1