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CVE-2014-0017 at MITRE

Description

The RAND_bytes function in libssh before 0.6.3, when forking is enabled, does not properly reset the state of the OpenSSL pseudo-random number generator (PRNG), which causes the state to be shared between children processes and allows local users to obtain sensitive information by leveraging a pid collision.

NVD CVSS v2 Base Score: 1.9 (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Novell/SUSE information

Novell Bugzilla entries: 866278, 866286

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3
  • libssh2 >= 0.2-5.20.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 8982

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