Fedora 17 : libssh-0.5.4-1.fc17 (2013-1422)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 64416


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Fixed NULL dereference leads to denial of service - CVE-2013-0176, several NULL pointer dereferences in SSHv1, a free crash bug in options parsing.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected libssh package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 64416

File Name: fedora_2013-1422.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/02/04

Modified: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libssh, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:17

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

Patch Publication Date: 2013/01/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0176

FEDORA: 2013-1422