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    Mageia 2020-0324: libssh security update

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    The code in src/sftpserver.c did not verify the validity of certain pointers and expected them to be valid. A NULL pointer dereference could have been occurred that typically causes a crash and thus a denial-of-service (CVE-2020-16135).
    MGASA-2020-0324 - Updated libssh packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 18 Aug 2020
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2020-0324.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2020-16135
    
    The code in src/sftpserver.c did not verify the validity of certain pointers
    and expected them to be valid. A NULL pointer dereference could have been
    occurred that typically causes a crash and thus a denial-of-service
    (CVE-2020-16135).
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27036
    - https://www.debian.org/lts/security/2020/dla-2303
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-16135
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/libssh-0.8.9-1.1.mga7
    

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