GLSA-201408-03 : LibSSH: Information disclosure

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201408-03
(LibSSH: Information disclosure)

A new connection inherits the state of the PRNG without re-seeding with
random data.

Impact :

Servers using ECC (ECDSA) or DSA certificates in non-deterministic mode
may under certain conditions leak their private key.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201408-03

Solution :

All LibSSH users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/libssh-0.6.3'

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77112 ()

Bugtraq ID: 65963

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0017

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