[USN-3795-2] libssh vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Mon Oct 22 18:14:56 UTC 2018
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3795-2
October 22, 2018
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 18.10
libssh could allow unintended access to network services.
- libssh: A tiny C SSH library
USN-3795-1 fixed a vulnerability in libssh. This update provides the
corresponding update for Ubuntu 18.10.
Original advisory details:
Peter Winter-Smith discovered that libssh incorrectly handled
authentication when being used as a server. A remote attacker could use
this issue to bypass authentication without any credentials.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.
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