|Bugzilla:||1081338: CVE-2014-2653 openssh: failure to check DNS SSHFP records in certain scenarios|
It was discovered that OpenSSH clients did not correctly verify DNS SSHFP records. A malicious server could use this flaw to force a connecting client to skip the DNS SSHFP record check and require the user to perform manual host verification of the DNS SSHFP record.
This issue affects the version of openssh as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 7.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having Moderate security impact. This issue is not planned to be fixed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 as it is now in Production 3 Phase of the support and maintenance life cycle, https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/
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Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (openssh)||RHSA-2014:1552||October 13, 2014|
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