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Debian: Security update for rssh

Henrik Erkkonen discovered that rssh, a restricted shell for SSH, does not properly restrict shell access. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2530-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
August 15, 2012                        http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : rssh
Vulnerability  : shell command injection
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2012-3478

Henrik Erkkonen discovered that rssh, a restricted shell for SSH, does
not properly restrict shell access.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.3.2-13squeeze1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.3.3-5.

We recommend that you upgrade your rssh packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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