Ubuntu 3795-2: libssh vulnerability

    Date22 Oct 2018
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    libssh could allow unintended access to network services.
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3795-2
    October 22, 2018
    libssh vulnerability
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    - Ubuntu 18.10
    libssh could allow unintended access to network services.
    Software Description:
    - libssh: A tiny C SSH library
    USN-3795-1 fixed a vulnerability in libssh. This update provides the
    corresponding update for Ubuntu 18.10.
    Original advisory details:
     Peter Winter-Smith discovered that libssh incorrectly handled
     authentication when being used as a server. A remote attacker could use
     this issue to bypass authentication without any credentials.
    Update instructions:
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    Ubuntu 18.10:
      libssh-4                        0.8.1-1ubuntu0.1
    After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
    all the necessary changes.
    Package Information:
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