USN-6560-2: OpenSSH vulnerabilities

Ubuntu Security Advisory

USN-6560-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in OpenSSH. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Original advisory details:

Fabian Bäumer, Marcus Brinkmann, Jörg Schwenk discovered that the SSH
protocol was vulnerable to a prefix truncation attack. If a remote attacker
was able to intercept SSH communications, extension negotiation messages
could be truncated, possibly leading to certain algorithms and features
being downgraded. This issue is known as the Terrapin attack. This update
adds protocol extensions to mitigate this issue. (CVE-2023-48795)

It was discovered that OpenSSH incorrectly handled user names or host names
with shell metacharacters. An attacker could possibly use this issue to
perform OS command injection. This only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. (CVE-2023-51385)

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