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From: Mikle Kolyada <zlogene@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201408-03 ] LibSSH: Information disclosure
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2014 07:53:38
Message-Id: 53E7A6AA.6040807@gentoo.org
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2 Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201408-03
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7 Severity: Low
8 Title: LibSSH: Information disclosure
9 Date: August 10, 2014
10 Bugs: #503504
11 ID: 201408-03
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15 Synopsis
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18 A vulnerability in LibSSH can result in leakage of private key
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21 Background
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24 LibSSH is a C library providing SSHv2 and SSHv1.
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26 Affected packages
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30 Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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32 1 net-libs/libssh < 0.6.3 >= 0.6.3
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34 Description
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37 A new connection inherits the state of the PRNG without re-seeding with
38 random data.
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40 Impact
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43 Servers using ECC (ECDSA) or DSA certificates in non-deterministic mode
44 may under certain conditions leak their private key.
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46 Workaround
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49 There is no known workaround at this time.
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51 Resolution
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54 All LibSSH users should upgrade to the latest version:
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56 # emerge --sync
57 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/libssh-0.6.3"
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59 References
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62 [ 1 ] CVE-2014-0017
63 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0017
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65 Availability
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68 This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
69 the Gentoo Security Website:
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71 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201408-03.xml
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73 Concerns?
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76 Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
77 confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
78 importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
79 security@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
80 https://bugs.gentoo.org.
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82 License
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85 Copyright 2014 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
86 belongs to its owner(s).
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88 The contents of this document are licensed under the
89 Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.
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91 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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