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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2012-4559

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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2012-4559

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/30/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Multiple double free vulnerabilities in the (1) agent_sign_data function in agent.c, (2) channel_request function in channels.c, (3) ssh_userauth_pubkey function in auth.c, (4) sftp_parse_attr_3 function in sftp.c, and (5) try_publickey_from_file function in keyfiles.c in libssh before 0.5.3 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-libssh
  • suse-upgrade-libssh-debugsource
  • suse-upgrade-libssh-devel
  • suse-upgrade-libssh-devel-doc
  • suse-upgrade-libssh4
  • suse-upgrade-libssh4-debuginfo

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