Joined: 12 May 2004
|Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 202003-27 ] libssh
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: libssh: Arbitrary command execution (GLSA 202003-27)
A vulnerability in libssh could allow a remote attacker to execute
libssh is a multiplatform C library implementing the SSHv2 protocol on
client and server side.
Vulnerable: < 0.9.3
Unaffected: >= 0.9.3
Architectures: All supported architectures
It was discovered that libssh incorrectly handled certain scp commands.
A remote attacker could trick a victim into using a specially crafted
scp command, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary commands on
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-0.9.3"