GLSA-201606-01 : PuTTY: Multiple vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 91478
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201606-01 (PuTTY: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in PuTTY. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Stack-based buffer overflow in the SCP command-line utility allows remote servers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service condition via a crafted SCP-SINK file-size response to an SCP download request.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll PuTTY users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/putty-0.67'