openSUSE Security Update : libssh (openSUSE-SU-2012:1620-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 74834


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of libssh fixed various memory management issues that could have security implications (Code execution, Denial of Service).


Update the affected libssh packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 74834

File Name: openSUSE-2012-840.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libssh-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libssh-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libssh4, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libssh4-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/11/23

Reference Information

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

OSVDB: 87855, 87856, 87857, 87858, 88110