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Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2016 11:11:36 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <>
To: oss-security <>
Subject: libssh/libssh2 bits and bytes confusion

CVE-2016-0739 libssh: Diffie-Hellman bits/bytes confusion bug

CVE-2016-0787 libssh2: Diffie-Hellman bits/bytes confusion bug

TL;DR: bits/bytes confusion resulted in truncated Diffie-Hellman secret
length in certain configs.


Kurt Seifried -- Red Hat -- Product Security -- Cloud
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