CVE-2012-4562

NameCVE-2012-4562
DescriptionMultiple integer overflows in libssh before 0.5.3 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop or crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, which triggers a buffer overflow, infinite loop, or possibly some other unspecified vulnerabilities.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2577-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libssh (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)0.5.4-1+deb7u3fixed
jessie, jessie (security)0.6.3-4+deb8u2fixed
stretch, sid0.7.3-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libsshsource(unstable)0.5.3-1high
libsshsourcesqueeze0.4.5-3+squeeze1highDSA-2577-1

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