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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-6063

Double free vulnerability in the sftp_mkdir function in sftp.c in libssh before 0.5.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, a different vector than CVE-2012-4559.
Publish Date : 2012-11-30 Last Update Date : 2012-12-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute Code
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2577-1 libssh - several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17817 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-6063

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Libssh Libssh 0.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Libssh Libssh 0.4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Libssh Libssh 0.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Libssh Libssh 0.5.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Libssh Libssh 0.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Libssh Libssh 0.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Libssh Libssh 6

- References For CVE-2012-6063

http://git.libssh.org/projects/libssh.git/commit/?h=v0-5&id=4d8420f3282ed07fc99fc5e930c17df27ef1e9b2 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=871612
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2577
DEBIAN DSA-2577
http://www.libssh.org/2012/11/20/libssh-0-5-3-security-release/ CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-6063

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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