Security update for openssh (critical)

ID SUSE-SU-2016:0118-1
Type suse
Reporter Suse
Modified 2016-01-14T20:12:09


This update for openssh fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2016-0777: A malicious or compromised server could cause the OpenSSH client to expose part or all of the client's private key through the roaming feature (bsc#961642)
  • CVE-2016-0778: A malicious or compromised server could could trigger a buffer overflow in the OpenSSH client through the roaming feature (bsc#961645)

This update disables the undocumented feature supported by the OpenSSH client and a commercial SSH server.