SUSE-SU-2016:2281-1: moderate: Security update for openssh

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for openssh

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2016:2281-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #948902 #981654 #989363 #992533 
Cross-References:   CVE-2016-6210 CVE-2016-6515
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

   An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has two fixes
   is now available.


   This update for openssh fixes the following issues:

   - CVE-2016-6210: Prevent user enumeration through the timing of password
     processing (bsc#989363) [-prevent_timing_user_enumeration]
   - Allow lowering the DH groups parameter limit in server as well as when
     GSSAPI key exchange is used (bsc#948902)
   - CVE-2016-6515: Limiting the accepted password length to prevent possible
     DoS (bsc#992533)

   Bug fixes:
   - avoid complaining about unset DISPLAY variable (bsc#981654)

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch slessp4-openssh-12736=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-openssh-12736=1

   To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):



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