Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libssh (MDVSA-2015:020)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Updated libssh packages fix security vulnerability :

Double free vulnerability in the ssh_packet_kexinit function in kex.c
in libssh 0.5.x and 0.6.x before 0.6.4 allows remote attackers to
cause a denial of service via a crafted kexinit packet
(CVE-2014-8132).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0014.html

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80466 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71865

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8132

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