USN-4447-1: libssh vulnerability

04 August 2020

libssh could be made to crash if it received a specially crafted request.

Releases

Packages

  • libssh - None

Details

It was discovered that libssh incorrectly handled certain requests.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References