This script is Copyright (C) 2017 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-201703-03
(PuTTY: Buffer overflow)
A heap-corrupting buffer overflow bug in the ssh_agent_channel_data
function of PuTTY was found.
A remote attacker, utilizing the SSH agent forwarding of an SSH server,
could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the
client or cause a Denial of Service condition.
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-0.68'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5