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

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

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

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
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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