GLSA-201402-26 : libssh: Arbitrary code execution
High Nessus Plugin ID 72640
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201402-26 (libssh: Arbitrary code execution)
Multiple buffer overflow, double free, and integer overflow vulnerabilities have been discovered in libssh.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll libssh users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/libssh-0.5.3'