Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libssh (MDVSA-2013:045)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Updated libssh packages fix security vulnerabilities :

Multiple double free flaws, buffer overflow flaws, invalid free flaws,
and improper overflow checks in libssh before 0.5.3 could enable a
denial of service attack against libssh clients, or possibly arbitrary
code execution (CVE-2012-4559, CVE-2012-4560, CVE-2012-4561 and

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 (CVE-2013-0176).

Solution :

Update the affected lib64ssh-devel and / or lib64ssh4 packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66059 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56604

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4559

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