Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2038-1 libssh -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 17 Dec 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 946548.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-14889.
- More information:
It was found that libssh, a tiny C SSH library, does not sufficiently sanitize path parameters provided to the server, allowing an attacker with only SCP file access to execute arbitrary commands on the server.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 0.6.3-4+deb8u4.
We recommend that you upgrade your libssh packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS