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: 1.10

Type: local

Published: 11/30/2012

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


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

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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/29/2012

Reference Information

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

BID: 56604

MDVSA: 2012:175