libssh 0.8.4 and 0.7.6 security and bugfix release

This is an important security and maintenance release in order to address CVE-2018-10933. libssh versions 0.6 and above have an authentication bypass vulnerability in the server code. By presenting the server an SSH2_MSG_USERAUTH_SUCCESS message in place of the SSH2_MSG_USERAUTH_REQUEST message which the server would expect to initiate authentication, the attacker could successfully authentciate without any credentials. The bug was discovered […]


This is a bugfix release for libssh which also adds some features. New is support for rsa-sha2 and dh-sha521 support. ssh_get_fingerprint_hash() and ssh_pki_export_privkey_base64() has been added to deal with fingerprints and keys. Also the sftp performance has been improved and the memory footprint reduced. If you are new to libssh you should read our tutorial how to get started. Please […]


This is a bugfix release for libssh. We still had some issues with the library initialization and Windows builds. Support for generating SHA256 fingerprints has been added to ssh_get_publickey_hash() and a new function ssh_print_hash() has been introduced to nice present them on the screen. Please update your client code. The API documentation got updated and has a nice modern style […]