openSUSE Security Update : putty (openSUSE-2016-667)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update to putty 0.67 fixes the following vulnerability :

- CVE-2016-2563: old-style scp downloads may allow remote
code execution (boo#981407)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=981407

Solution :

Update the affected putty packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91412 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-2563

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