ssh-askpass-gnome - interactive X program to prompt users for a passphrase for ssh-add

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name ssh-askpass-gnome
Package version 6.0p1
Package release 4+deb7u4
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 154 B
Download size 95.26 KB
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This has been split out of the main openssh-client package so that
openssh-client does not need to depend on GTK+.
You probably want the ssh-askpass package instead, but this is
provided to add to your choice and/or confusion.


Package Version Architecture Repository
ssh-askpass-gnome_6.6p1-4~bpo70+1_i386.deb 6.6p1 i386 Debian Backports Main
ssh-askpass-gnome_6.6p1-4~bpo70+1_amd64.deb 6.6p1 amd64 Debian Backports Main
ssh-askpass-gnome_6.0p1-4+deb7u7_amd64.deb 6.0p1 amd64 Debian Security Updates Main
ssh-askpass-gnome_6.0p1-4+deb7u7_i386.deb 6.0p1 i386 Debian Security Updates Main
ssh-askpass-gnome_6.0p1-4+deb7u4_i386.deb 6.0p1 i386 Debian Main
ssh-askpass-gnome - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.2.5
libglib2.0-0 >= 2.12.0
libgtk2.0-0 >= 2.8.0
libx11-6 -
openssh-client -
ssh >= 1:1.2pre7-4
ssh-krb5 -


Name Value
ssh-askpass -


Name Value
ssh << 1:3.5p1-3


Type URL
Binary Package ssh-askpass-gnome_6.0p1-4+deb7u4_amd64.deb
Source Package openssh

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install ssh-askpass-gnome deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install ssh-askpass-gnome




2016-04-14 - Salvatore Bonaccorso <>
openssh (1:6.0p1-4+deb7u4) wheezy-security; urgency=high
* Non-maintainer upload by the Security Team.
* CVE-2015-8325: Ignore PAM environment vars when UseLogin=yes
2016-01-13 - Yves-Alexis Perez <>
openssh (1:6.0p1-4+deb7u3) wheezy-security; urgency=high
* Non-maintainer upload by the Security Team.
* Disable roaming in openssh client: roaming code is vulnerable to an
information leak (CVE-2016-0777) and heap-based buffer overflow
2014-06-28 - Colin Watson <>
openssh (1:6.0p1-4+deb7u2) stable; urgency=medium
* Restore patch to disable OpenSSL version check (closes: #749472).
2014-04-03 - Colin Watson <>
openssh (1:6.0p1-4+deb7u1) stable-security; urgency=high
* CVE-2014-2532: Disallow invalid characters in environment variable names
to prevent bypassing AcceptEnv wildcard restrictions.
* CVE-2014-2653: Attempt SSHFP lookup even if server presents a
certificate (closes: #742513).
2013-02-08 - Colin Watson <>
openssh (1:6.0p1-4) unstable; urgency=low
* CVE-2010-5107: Improve DoS resistance by changing default of MaxStartups
to 10:30:100 (closes: #700102).
2012-08-24 - Colin Watson <>
openssh (1:6.0p1-3) unstable; urgency=low
* debconf template translations:
- Add Indonesian (thanks, Andika Triwidada; closes: #681670).
* Call restorecon on copied ~/.ssh/authorized_keys if possible, since some
SELinux policies require this (closes: #658675).
* Add ncurses-term to openssh-server's Recommends, since it's often needed
to support unusual terminal emulators on clients (closes: #675362).
2012-06-24 - Colin Watson <>
openssh (1:6.0p1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Tighten libssl1.0.0 and libcrypto1.0.0-udeb dependencies to the current
"fix" version at build time (closes: #678661).
2012-05-26 - Colin Watson <>
openssh (1:6.0p1-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Roger Leigh ]
* Display dynamic part of MOTD from /run/motd.dynamic, if it exists
(closes: #669699).
[ Colin Watson ]
* Update OpenSSH FAQ to revision 1.113, fixing missing line break (closes:
* New upstream release (closes: #671010,
- Fix IPQoS not being set on non-mapped v4-in-v6 addressed connections
(closes: #643312, #650512, #671075).
- Add a new privilege separation sandbox implementation for Linux's new
seccomp sandbox, automatically enabled on platforms that support it.
(Note: privilege separation sandboxing is still experimental.)
* Fix a bashism in configure's seccomp_filter check.
* Add a sandbox fallback mechanism, so that behaviour on Linux depends on
whether the running system's kernel has seccomp_filter support, not the
build system's kernel (forwarded upstream as
2012-04-02 - Colin Watson <>
openssh (1:5.9p1-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Use dpkg-buildflags, including for hardening support; drop use of
* Fix cross-building:
- Allow using a cross-architecture pkg-config.
- Pass default LDFLAGS to contrib/Makefile.
- Allow dh_strip to strip gnome-ssh-askpass, rather than calling
'install -s'.
2012-03-19 - Colin Watson <>
openssh (1:5.9p1-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Disable OpenSSL version check again, as its SONAME is sufficient
nowadays (closes: #664383).

See Also

Package Description
ssh-askpass_1.2.4.1-9_amd64.deb under X, asks user for a passphrase for ssh-add
ssh-contact-client_0.7-1_amd64.deb establish SSH connections to your IM contacts using Telepathy (client)
ssh-contact-service_0.7-1_amd64.deb establish SSH connections to your IM contacts using Telepathy (server)
ssh-contact_0.7-1_all.deb establish SSH connections to your IM contacts using Telepathy (metapackage)
ssh-krb5_6.0p1-4+deb7u4_all.deb secure shell client and server (transitional package)
ssh_6.0p1-4+deb7u4_all.deb secure shell client and server (metapackage)
sshfp_1.2.2-4_all.deb DNS SSHFP records generator
sshfs_2.4-1_amd64.deb filesystem client based on SSH File Transfer Protocol
sshguard_1.5-5_amd64.deb Protects from brute force attacks against ssh
sshmenu_3.18-2_all.deb Menu for quick connections to your remote hosts
sshpass_1.05-1_amd64.deb Non-interactive ssh password authentication
sshuttle_0.54-2_all.deb Transparent proxy server for VPN over SSH
ssl-cert-check_3.22-1_all.deb proactively handling X.509 certificate expiration
ssl-cert_1.0.32+deb7u1_all.deb simple debconf wrapper for OpenSSL
ssldump_0.9b3-4.1_amd64.deb An SSLv3/TLS network protocol analyzer