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Ubuntu alert USN-1707-1 (libssh)

From:  Marc Deslauriers <>
Subject:  [USN-1707-1] libssh vulnerability
Date:  Mon, 28 Jan 2013 12:49:46 -0500
Message-ID:  <>
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========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1707-1 January 28, 2013 libssh vulnerability ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 12.10 - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Ubuntu 11.10 - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Summary: libssh could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic. Software Description: - libssh: A tiny C SSH library Details: Yong Chuan Koh discovered that libssh incorrectly handled certain negotiation requests. A remote attacker could use this to cause libssh to crash, resulting in a denial of service. Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 12.10: libssh-4 0.5.2-1ubuntu0.12.10.2 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: libssh-4 0.5.2-1ubuntu0.12.04.2 Ubuntu 11.10: libssh-4 0.5.2-1ubuntu0.11.10.2 Ubuntu 10.04 LTS: libssh-4 0.4.2-1ubuntu1.2 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. References: CVE-2013-0176 Package Information: -- ubuntu-security-announce mailing list Modify settings or unsubscribe at:

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