This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201308-01
(PuTTY: Multiple Vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in PuTTY. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
An attacker could entice a user to open connection to specially crafted
SSH server, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or obtain sensitive information.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All PuTTY users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/putty-0.63'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true