GLSA-201308-01 : PuTTY: Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 69438


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


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.


All PuTTY users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/putty-0.63'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69438

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201308-01.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Published: 8/22/2013

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:putty, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/21/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4607, CVE-2013-4852

BID: 61599

GLSA: 201308-01