Thursday, May 27, 2021

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202105-35

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 202105-35
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: OpenSSH: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: May 26, 2021
Bugs: #763048, #774090
ID: 202105-35

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in OpenSSH, the worst of which
could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Background
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OpenSSH is a complete SSH protocol implementation that includes SFTP
client and server support.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-misc/openssh < 8.5_p1 >= 8.5_p1

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenSSH. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
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A remote attacker, able to access the socket of the forwarding agent,
might be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Furthermore, a remote attacker might conduct a man-in-the-middle attack
targeting initial connection attempts where no host key for the server
has been cached by client yet.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All OpenSSH users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/openssh-8.5_p1"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2020-14145
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-14145
[ 2 ] CVE-2021-28041
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-28041

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202105-35

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
[email protected] or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2021 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
 

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