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Upgrade OpenSSH

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by yoohost, Sep 13, 2008.

  1. yoohost

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    So Got an alert from PCI Scanner, saying the OpenSSH needs to be updated.
    I says it needs to be upgraded to version 5.0 or higher.

    Question is, will it break anything if I compile it from source?
    Or does cPanel plan on releasing a newer version soon?

    Thanks for your time.
     
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    should not break

    It should not break anything -
    use yum or such - should work just fine.

    :)
     
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    Yum says it's running the latest version. But it's not.
    That's why I am looking to compile it. Any other thoughts/suggestions?
     
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    If you're running a supported OS (e.g. CentOS/RHEL v3 or above) then there is no need to upgrade openSSH as RedHat backports security and bug fixes into known stable versions. If that's the case here, it's a failure of PCI Scanner.
     
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