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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-4561: libssh: Arbitrary code execution

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-4561: libssh: Arbitrary code execution

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/30/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The (1) publickey_make_dss, (2) publickey_make_rsa, (3) signature_from_string, (4) ssh_do_sign, and (5) ssh_sign_session_id functions in keys.c in libssh before 0.5.3 free "an invalid pointer on an error path," which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via unspecified vectors.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-libs-libssh

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