openssh vulnerability clarification

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openssh vulnerability clarification

Team,
             Below Advisory mentioned that openssh 7.9 is affected with few vulnerabilities  and on upgrade to 8.1.13 will resolve it.
https://security.paloaltonetworks.com/PAN-SA-2020-0002

 

but below pan os open source listing mentioned as openssh version is 6.4 is used.  So can you please confirm whether update is required and whether update to 8.1.13 will resolve the issue???

 

https://docs.paloaltonetworks.com/oss-listings/pan-os-oss-listings/pan-os-8-1-open-source-software-o...

Or whether Openssh version identification method is incorrect??

 

Warm Regards,

Karthikeyan Balamurugan

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L3 Networker

Re: openssh vulnerability clarification

Hi Team, Could you please help us here. !
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Re: openssh vulnerability clarification

@karthikeyanB @Sethupathi,

You'll probably get a better response for something this specific by opening a support case. My first thought would be that they aren't actually updating the OSS listings for each major release outside of initial release; so as the maintenance releases upgrade packages they aren't reflected in the OSS listing. 

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Re: openssh vulnerability clarification

Hi @karthikeyanB , @Sethupathi , @BPry 

 

I would agree with BPry.

 

That said, you could just telnet to your device on port 22 and it should spit out the OpenSSH version it is using:

 

admin$ telnet 10.193.80.80 22
Trying 10.193.80.80...
Connected to 10.193.80.80.
Escape character is '^]'.
SSH-2.0-OpenSSH_12.1

 

Hope this helps,

-Kiwi.

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