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Red Hat Releases OpenSSH Security Update

August 25th, 2008 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Red Hat has released Security Advisory RHSA-2008:0855-6 to address a recent security incident. In the advisory, Red Hat indicates that the incident involved an intrusion on several of their computer systems. During the intrusion, an attacker was able to sign a small number of OpenSSH packages. Red Hat has provided a list of the compromised packages and has released updated versions of the OpenSSH packages as a precautionary measure.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review Red Hat Security Advisory RHSA-2008:0855-6 and apply the solution provided in the document.