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Status Submitted
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 16, 2024

Upgrade level of OpenSSH from v8.6p1 to one which will pass scanning services.

We are getting dinged by Qualys that our IBM i is exposed to CVE-2023-51385.

I have applied the fixes listed at https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/7123159 however IBM only chose to patch an old level of OpenSSH instead of putting on a new level of OpenSSH. This means NOTHING to the scanning services.

Idea priority Urgent
  • Guest
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    May 23, 2024

    The CEAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a HIGH priority requirement that is important to address. It seems important to not fail scanning services.

    Background: The COMMON Europe Advisory Council (CEAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CEAC has a crucial role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual RFEs on the broader IBM i community and has therefore reviewed your RFE.

    To find out how CEAC help to shape the future of IBM i, see CEAC @ ibm.biz/BdYSYj and the article "The Five Hottest IBM i RFEs Of The Quarter" at ibm.biz/BdYSZT

    Sabine Jordan + Sara Andres – CEAC Program Manager, IBM

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    Carmelita Ruvalcaba Cevallos
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    May 14, 2024

    The CAAC has reviewed this IBM Idea and recommends that IBM view this as a high priority Idea that is important to be addressed.

    Without mandating a particular solution, we earnestly encourage IBM development to stay on top of OpenSSH and OpenSSL.

    Background: The COMMON Americas Advisory Council (CAAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CAAC has a key role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual IBM Ideas on the broader IBM i community and has therefore reviewed your Idea.

    For more information about CAAC, see www.common.org/caac

    Carmelita Ruvalcaba - CAAC Program Manager