Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libssh, allowing attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause Denial of Service.
|Package||net-libs/libssh on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 0.5.3|
|Unaffected versions||>= 0.5.3|
libssh is a C library providing SSHv2 and SSHv1.
Multiple buffer overflow, double free, and integer overflow vulnerabilities have been discovered in libssh.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All libssh users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/libssh-0.5.3"
February 21, 2014
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