Security update for libssh2_org

SUSE Security Update: Security update for libssh2_org
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:14206-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1154862
Cross-References: CVE-2019-17498
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for libssh2_org fixes the following issue:

  • CVE-2019-17498: Fixed an integer overflow in a bounds check that might have led to the disclosure of sensitive information or a denial of service (bsc#1154862).

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-14206=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-libssh2_org-14206=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS (i586 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • libssh2-1-1.4.3-17.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • libssh2_org-debuginfo-1.4.3-17.12.1
    • libssh2_org-debugsource-1.4.3-17.12.1