[arch-security] [ASA-201501-12] libssh: denial of service
anthraxx at archlinux.org
Mon Jan 19 17:32:32 UTC 2015
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201501-12
Date : 2015-01-19
CVE-ID : CVE-2014-8132
Package : libssh
Type : denial of service
Remote : Yes
Link : https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/CVE
The package libssh before version 0.6.4-1 is vulnerable to denial of
Upgrade to 0.6.4-1.
# pacman -Syu "libssh>=0.6.4-1"
The problem has been fixed upstream in version 0.6.4.
It was discovered that a double free vulnerability in the
ssh_packet_kexinit function in kex.c allows remote attackers to cause a
denial of service via a crafted kexinit packet.
A remote attacker is able to send a specially crafted kexinit packet
causing libssh to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
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