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USN-2478-1: libssh vulnerability

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USN-2478-1: libssh vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/28/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/21/2015
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Double free vulnerability in the ssh_packet_kexinit function in kex.c in libssh 0.5.x and 0.6.x before 0.6.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted kexinit packet.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libssh-4

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