libssh vulnerability

2014-03-12T00:00:00
ID USN-2145-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2014-03-12T00:00:00

Description

Aris Adamantiadis discovered that libssh allowed the OpenSSL PRNG state to
be reused when implementing forking servers. This could allow an attacker
to possibly obtain information about the state of the PRNG and perform
cryptographic attacks.