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I tried to add backports to my apt sources but that does not make any newer version of OpenSSH show up as being available to upgrade to. See:

Any ideas?

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Why do you want a newer version of openssh-server? What feature do you require? Why not do a full upgrade to 10.04? – Zoredache Nov 3 '11 at 0:06
Oh, and you might want to read that doc, they link to pages that describe the tools and method, that you could use to manually backport the packages yourself. – Zoredache Nov 3 '11 at 0:20

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