Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libssh (MDVSA-2012:175)

High Nessus Plugin ID 63104


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


Multiple double free(), buffer overflow, invalid free() and improper overflow checks vulnerabilities was found and corrected in libssh (CVE-2012-4559, CVE-2012-4560, CVE-2012-4561, CVE-2012-4562).

The updated packages have been upgraded to the 0.5.3 version which is not affected by these issues.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 63104

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2012-175.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/11/30

Modified: 2014/02/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64ssh-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64ssh4, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libssh-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libssh4, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2011

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/11/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4559, CVE-2012-4560, CVE-2012-4561, CVE-2012-4562

BID: 56604

MDVSA: 2012:175