openssh 9.3p1-1

Corinna Vinschen
Thu Mar 16 10:28:56 GMT 2023

The following packages have been uploaded to the Cygwin distribution:

* openssh-9.3p1-1

OpenSSH is a program for logging into a remote machine and for
	executing commands on a remote machine.  It can replace rlogin and rsh,
	providing encrypted communication between two machines.

Upstream announcement:

OpenSSH 9.3 has just been released. It will be available from the
mirrors listed at shortly.

OpenSSH is a 100% complete SSH protocol 2.0 implementation and
includes sftp client and server support.

Once again, we would like to thank the OpenSSH community for their
continued support of the project, especially those who contributed
code or patches, reported bugs, tested snapshots or donated to the
project. More information on donations may be found at:

Changes since OpenSSH 9.2

This release fixes a number of security bugs.


This release contains fixes for a security problem and a memory
safety problem. The memory safety problem is not believed to be
exploitable, but we report most network-reachable memory faults as
security bugs.

 * ssh-add(1): when adding smartcard keys to ssh-agent(1) with the
   per-hop desination constraints (ssh-add -h ...) added in OpenSSH
   8.9, a logic error prevented the constraints from being
   communicated to the agent. This resulted in the keys being added
   without constraints. The common cases of non-smartcard keys and
   keys without destination constraints are unaffected. This problem
   was reported by Luci Stanescu.

 * ssh(1): Portable OpenSSH provides an implementation of the
   getrrsetbyname(3) function if the standard library does not
   provide it, for use by the VerifyHostKeyDNS feature. A
   specifically crafted DNS response could cause this function to
   perform an out-of-bounds read of adjacent stack data, but this
   condition does not appear to be exploitable beyond denial-of-
   service to the ssh(1) client.

   The getrrsetbyname(3) replacement is only included if the system's
   standard library lacks this function and portable OpenSSH was not
   compiled with the ldns library (--with-ldns). getrrsetbyname(3) is
   only invoked if using VerifyHostKeyDNS to fetch SSHFP records. This
   problem was found by the Coverity static analyzer.

New features

 * ssh-keygen(1), ssh-keyscan(1): accept -Ohashalg=sha1|sha256 when
   outputting SSHFP fingerprints to allow algorithm selection. bz3493

 * sshd(8): add a `sshd -G` option that parses and prints the
   effective configuration without attempting to load private keys
   and perform other checks. This allows usage of the option before
   keys have been generated and for configuration evaluation and
   verification by unprivileged users.


 * scp(1), sftp(1): fix progressmeter corruption on wide displays;

 * ssh-add(1), ssh-keygen(1): use RSA/SHA256 when testing usability
   of private keys as some systems are starting to disable RSA/SHA1
   in libcrypto.

 * sftp-server(8): fix a memory leak. GHPR363

 * ssh(1), sshd(8), ssh-keyscan(1): remove vestigal protocol
   compatibility code and simplify what's left.

 * Fix a number of low-impact Coverity static analysis findings.
   These include several reported via bz2687

 * ssh_config(5), sshd_config(5): mention that some options are not

 * Rework logging for the regression tests. Regression tests will now
   capture separate logs for each ssh and sshd invocation in a test.

 * ssh(1): make `ssh -Q CASignatureAlgorithms` work as the manpage
   says it should; bz3532.

 * ssh(1): ensure that there is a terminating newline when adding a
   new entry to known_hosts; bz3529


 * sshd(8): harden Linux seccomp sandbox. Move to an allowlist of
   mmap(2), madvise(2) and futex(2) flags, removing some concerning
   kernel attack surface.

 * sshd(8): improve Linux seccomp-bpf sandbox for older systems;


- SHA1 (openssh-9.3.tar.gz) = 5f9d2f73ddfe94f3f0a78bdf46704b6ad7b66ec7
- SHA256 (openssh-9.3.tar.gz) = eRcXkFZByz70DUBUcyIdvU0pVxP2X280FrmV8pyUdrk=

- SHA1 (openssh-9.3p1.tar.gz) = 610959871bf8d6baafc3525811948f85b5dd84ab
- SHA256 (openssh-9.3p1.tar.gz) = 6bq6dwGnalHz2Fpiw4OjydzZf6kAuFm8fbEUwYaK+Kg=

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