Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : libssh vulnerability (USN-1707-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Yong Chuan Koh discovered that libssh incorrectly handled certain
negotiation requests. A remote attacker could use this to cause libssh
to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected libssh-4 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64285 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0176