Upgrade DropBear SSH Server

Daniel Wilson daniel at hotdisk.net
Fri Feb 12 22:41:05 UTC 2021


You'll probably need to contact the vendor of the device. In general,
embedded systems are not structured to support updates of individual
packages, but are built as a whole and updated as a whole via build systems
like Yocto.


On Fri, Feb 12, 2021, 16:02 Jesse Morton <jmorton at directionscu.org> wrote:

> On two of our Lights Out controllers, which are running BusyBox 1.1.3, I
> am trying to upgrade the dropbear server since it has a very outdated and
> vulnerable version of it. I am looking at documentation, and comparing it
> to what I am seeing on command line interface, and I appear to be missing
> all of the needed commands from the device. I am not seeing any of the
> command for adding a package. Also, I know thee is a general command to add
> dropbear, but how would I upgrade the existing version? Can this be done
> via tftp?
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