MGASA-2021-0261 - Updated openssh packages fix a security vulnerability

Publication date: 16 Jun 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0261.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 8
CVE: CVE-2021-28041

ssh-agent in OpenSSH before 8.5 has a double free that may be relevant in a 
few less-common scenarios, such as unconstrained agent-socket access on a 
legacy operating system, or the forwarding of an agent to an 
attacker-controlled host (CVE-2021-28041). 

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=29001
- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/TXST2CML2MWY3PNVUXX7FFJE3ATJMNVZ/
- https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4762-1
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-28041

SRPMS:
- 8/core/openssh-8.4p1-2.1.mga8