Slackware 14.0 / 14.1 / current : libssh (SSA:2016-057-01)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 88992


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New libssh packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, and
-current to fix a security issue.


Update the affected libssh package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 88992

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2016-057-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/02/29

Modified: 2016/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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


Base Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:libssh, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 2016/02/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0739

SSA: 2016-057-01