Fedora 17 : libssh-0.5.4-1.fc17 (2013-1422)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Fixed NULL dereference leads to denial of service - CVE-2013-0176,
several NULL pointer dereferences in SSHv1, a free crash bug in
options parsing.

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=894407
http://www.nessus.org/u?88ff6d65

Solution :

Update the affected libssh package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64416 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0176

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