Fedora 19 : putty-0.63-1.fc19 (2013-14656)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 69410


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This is an update that fixes many bugs, for details see upstream announcement:
http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/changes.html This is an update that fixes four CVEs: CVE-2013-4206 CVE-2013-4207 CVE-2013-4208 CVE-2013-4852

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected putty package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69410

File Name: fedora_2013-14656.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/08/21

Modified: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:putty, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:19

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/08/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4206, CVE-2013-4207, CVE-2013-4208, CVE-2013-4852

BID: 61599, 61644, 61645, 61649

FEDORA: 2013-14656