ssh - secure shell client and server (metapackage)

Distribution: Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository: Debian Main amd64
Package name: ssh
Package version: 6.0p1
Package release: 4+deb7u4
Package architecture: all
Package type: deb
Installed size: 29 B
Download size: 1.20 KB
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This metapackage is a convenient way to install both the OpenSSH client and the OpenSSH server. It provides nothing in and of itself, so you may remove it if nothing depends on it.



    Source package: openssh

    Install Howto

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


    • /usr/share/doc/ssh
    • /usr/share/lintian/overrides/ssh


    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 (CVE-2016-0778).

    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: #669667). * 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 hardening-includes. * 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).