A vulnerability has been reported in LSH, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain knowledge of potentially sensitive information or to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to lshd leaking the file descriptors of the random generator's seed file to user shells started by lshd. This can be exploited by to cause DoS by truncating the seed file or to gain information of the seed value.
The vulnerability has been reported in version 2.0.1. Prior versions may also be affected.
Solution: The vendor has provided a source code patch.
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