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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 18 Update: openssh-6.1p1-5.fc18
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Wednesday 13th February 2013 04:33:12 UTC (over 3 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2013-2212
2013-02-09 10:46:25
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Name        : openssh
Product     : Fedora 18
Version     : 6.1p1
Release     : 5.fc18
URL         : http://www.openssh.com/portable.html
Summary     : An open source implementation of SSH protocol versions 1 and
2
Description :
SSH (Secure SHell) is a program for logging into and executing
commands on a remote machine. SSH is intended to replace rlogin and
rsh, and to provide secure encrypted communications between two
untrusted hosts over an insecure network. X11 connections and
arbitrary TCP/IP ports can also be forwarded over the secure channel.

OpenSSH is OpenBSD's version of the last free version of SSH, bringing
it up to date in terms of security and features.

This package includes the core files necessary for both the OpenSSH
client and server. To make this package useful, you should also
install openssh-clients, openssh-server, or both.

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Update Information:

This update changes default of MaxStartups to 10:30:100 to start doing
random early
drop at 10 connections up to 100 connections - CVE-2010-5107
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ChangeLog:

* Fri Feb  8 2013 Petr Lautrbach  6.1p1-5 + 0.9.3-3
- change default value of MaxStartups - CVE-2010-5107 (#908707)
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #908707 - CVE-2010-5107 openssh: Prevent connection slot
exhaustion attacks
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=908707
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update openssh' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on
the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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