Fedora 17 : libssh-0.5.3-1.fc17 (2012-18677)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This is an important SECURITY and maintenance release in order to
address CVE-2012-4559, CVE-2012-4560, CVE-2012-4561 and CVE-2012-4562.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=871612
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=871614
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=871617
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=871620
http://www.nessus.org/u?af259324
http://www.nessus.org/u?85bc07b9

Solution :

Update the affected libssh package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63089 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56604

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4559
CVE-2012-4560
CVE-2012-4561
CVE-2012-4562

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