Security update for libssh

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:0129-1
Rating: important
CVSS scores:
  • CVE-2019-14889 ( SUSE ): 7.1 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  • CVE-2019-14889 ( NVD ): 8.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  • CVE-2019-14889 ( NVD ): 7.1 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Affected Products:
  • Basesystem Module 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 Business Critical Linux 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1
  • SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0
  • SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0
  • SUSE Manager Server 4.0

An update that solves one vulnerability can now be installed.


This update for libssh fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2019-14889: Fixed an unwanted command execution in scp caused by unsanitized location (bsc#1158095).

Patch Instructions:

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

  • Basesystem Module 15-SP1
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2020-129=1

Package List:

  • Basesystem Module 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    • libssh-debugsource-0.8.7-10.9.1
    • libssh4-debuginfo-0.8.7-10.9.1
    • libssh-devel-0.8.7-10.9.1
    • libssh4-0.8.7-10.9.1
  • Basesystem Module 15-SP1 (x86_64)
    • libssh4-32bit-debuginfo-0.8.7-10.9.1
    • libssh4-32bit-0.8.7-10.9.1