How to Rapidly Remedy the OpenSSH Vulnerability

Last week, Qualys published a security advisory exposing vulnerabilities (CVE-2016–0777 and 0778) in OpenSSH client versions 5.4 to 7.1. When exploited, these vulnerabilities can result in the theft of private key material. To eliminate the vulnerability, administrators can either patch OpenSSH with version 7.1p2 or configure existing SSH clients to disable the exploitable feature. Discovering...