SuSE 11.3 Security Update : libssh2 (SAT Patch Number 8982)

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


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of libssh fixes the following security issue :

- When libssh operates in server mode, the randomness pool
was not switched on fork, so two pools could operate on
the same randomness and could generate the same keys.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=866278
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-0017.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 8982.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73130 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0017

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