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openSUSE-SU-2014:0366-1: moderate: libssh: reseed randomness on forking server instances
openSUSE Security Update: libssh: reseed randomness on forking server
instances
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2014:0366-1
Rating: moderate
References: #866278
Cross-References: CVE-2014-0017
Affected Products:
openSUSE 13.1
openSUSE 12.3
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An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:


libssh was updated to fix a random generator reseeding
issue when forking multiple servers. Forking multiple
servers might under some circumstances get them the same
random seed state.


Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE 13.1:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2014-208

- openSUSE 12.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2014-208

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- openSUSE 13.1 (i586 x86_64):

libssh-debugsource-0.5.5-2.4.1
libssh-devel-0.5.5-2.4.1
libssh-devel-doc-0.5.5-2.4.1
libssh4-0.5.5-2.4.1
libssh4-debuginfo-0.5.5-2.4.1

- openSUSE 13.1 (x86_64):

libssh4-32bit-0.5.5-2.4.1
libssh4-debuginfo-32bit-0.5.5-2.4.1

- openSUSE 12.3 (i586 x86_64):

libssh-debugsource-0.5.3-2.4.1
libssh-devel-0.5.3-2.4.1
libssh-devel-doc-0.5.3-2.4.1
libssh4-0.5.3-2.4.1
libssh4-debuginfo-0.5.3-2.4.1


References:

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-0017.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/866278


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