[arch-dev-public] News item for openssh-7.0p1-1

Gaetan Bisson bisson at archlinux.org
Wed Aug 12 15:03:59 UTC 2015


I'd like to suggest the following piece of news to be posted when
openssh-7.0p1-1 lands in [core]:

The new openssh-7.0p1 release deprecates certain types of SSH keys that
are now considered vulnerable. For details, see the
[upstream announcement](http://lists.mindrot.org/pipermail/openssh-unix-announce/2015-August/000122.html).

Before updating and restarting sshd on remote hosts, if you rely on SSH
keys for authentication, please make sure that you have a recent key
pair set up, or alternative means of logging in (such as using password


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