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libssh PRNG attacks
Published:13.03.2014
Source:
SecurityVulns ID:13595
Type:library
Threat Level:
6/10
Description:It may be possible to discover PRNG state.
Affected:LIBSSH : libssh 0.5
CVE:CVE-2014-0017 (The 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.)
Original documentdocumentUBUNTU, [USN-2145-1] libssh vulnerability (13.03.2014)

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