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PostPosted: Wed Aug 21, 2013 12:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201308-01 ] PuTTY: Multiple Vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: PuTTY: Multiple Vulnerabilities (GLSA 201308-01)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: August 21, 2013
Bug(s): #394429, #479872
ID: 201308-01

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Putty, allowing
attackers to compromise user system


Background

PuTTY is a telnet and SSH client.

Affected Packages

Package: net-misc/putty
Vulnerable: < 0.63
Unaffected: >= 0.63
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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.

Resolution

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


References

CVE-2011-4607
CVE-2013-4852


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