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Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2016 14:32:07 -0800
From: Qualys Security Advisory <>
To: Jan Schaumann <>
Subject: Re: Qualys Security Advisory - Roaming through the
 OpenSSH client: CVE-2016-0777 and CVE-2016-0778

On Thu, Jan 14, 2016 at 01:11:29PM -0500, Jan Schaumann wrote:
> Why is version 5.3 not affected?

The information leak is in resend_bytes() ["if (out_start < out_last)"
should be "if (out_start <= out_last)"], but in OpenSSH 5.3, there is no
call to resend_bytes(), at all (roaming_client.c does not even exist).

With best regards,

the Qualys Security Advisory team

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