Security update for libssh2_org

SUSE Security Update: Security update for libssh2_org
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:14031-1
Rating: important
References: #1091236 #1130103 #1133528
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

An update that solves one vulnerability and has two fixes is now available.


This update for libssh2_org fixes the following issues:

  • Incorrect upstream fix for CVE-2019-3859 broke public key authentication [bsc#1133528, bsc#1130103]

  • Store but don't use keys of unsupported types in the known_hosts file [bsc#1091236]

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch slessp4-libssh2_org-14031=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-libssh2_org-14031=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS (i586 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • libssh2-1-1.4.3-17.6.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • libssh2_org-debuginfo-1.4.3-17.6.1
    • libssh2_org-debugsource-1.4.3-17.6.1