CVE-2014-0017

NameCVE-2014-0017
DescriptionThe RAND_bytes function in libssh before 0.6.3, when forking is enabled, does not properly reset the state of the OpenSSL pseudo-random number generator (PRNG), which causes the state to be shared between children processes and allows local users to obtain sensitive information by leveraging a pid collision.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2879-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libssh (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)0.4.5-3+squeeze2fixed
wheezy (security), wheezy0.5.4-1+deb7u1fixed
jessie0.6.3-4fixed
stretch, sid0.6.3-4.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libsshsource(unstable)0.5.4-3low
libsshsourcesqueeze0.4.5-3+squeeze2lowDSA-2879-1
libsshsourcewheezy0.5.4-1+deb7u1lowDSA-2879-1

Notes

http://git.libssh.org/projects/libssh.git/commit/?id=e99246246b4061f7e71463f8806b9dcad65affa0

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