Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.10 : libssh vulnerability (USN-2145-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Aris Adamantiadis discovered that libssh allowed the OpenSSL PRNG
state to be reused when implementing forking servers. This could allow
an attacker to possibly obtain information about the state of the PRNG
and perform cryptographic attacks.

Solution :

Update the affected libssh-4 package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72980 ()

Bugtraq ID: 65963

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0017