[SECURITY] Fedora 18 Update: libssh-0.5.3-1.fc18

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Fedora Update Notification
2012-11-20 20:14:41

Name        : libssh
Product     : Fedora 18
Version     : 0.5.3
Release     : 1.fc18
URL         : http://www.libssh.org/
Summary     : A library implementing the SSH2 protocol (0xbadc0de version)
Description :
The ssh library was designed to be used by programmers needing a
working SSH implementation by the mean of a library. The complete
control of the client is made by the programmer. With libssh, you can
remotely execute programs, transfer files, use a secure and transparent
tunnel for your remote programs. With its Secure FTP implementation,
you can play with remote files easily, without third-party programs
others than libcrypto (from openssl).

Update Information:

This is an important SECURITY and maintenance release in order to address CVE-2012-4559, CVE-2012-4560, CVE-2012-4561 and CVE-2012-4562.

  [ 1 ] Bug #871612 - CVE-2012-4559 libssh: multiple double free() flaws
  [ 2 ] Bug #871614 - CVE-2012-4560 libssh: multiple buffer overflow flaws
  [ 3 ] Bug #871617 - CVE-2012-4561 libssh: multiple invalid free() flaws
  [ 4 ] Bug #871620 - CVE-2012-4562 libssh: multiple improper overflow checks

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update libssh' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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