GLSA-201308-01 : PuTTY: Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

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.

Impact :

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.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

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

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69438 ()

Bugtraq ID: 61599

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4607

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