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authorThomas Deutschmann <whissi@gentoo.org>2017-03-19 19:47:44 +0100
committerThomas Deutschmann <whissi@gentoo.org>2017-03-19 19:47:44 +0100
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+<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
+<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
+<glsa id="201703-03">
+ <title>PuTTY: Buffer overflow </title>
+ <synopsis>A buffer overflow in PuTTY might allow remote attackers to execute
+ arbitrary code or cause a denial of service.
+ </synopsis>
+ <product type="ebuild">PuTTY</product>
+ <announced>2017-03-19</announced>
+ <revised>2017-03-19: 1</revised>
+ <bug>610552</bug>
+ <access>remote</access>
+ <affected>
+ <package name="net-misc/putty" auto="yes" arch="*">
+ <unaffected range="ge">0.68</unaffected>
+ <vulnerable range="lt">0.68</vulnerable>
+ </package>
+ </affected>
+ <background>
+ <p>PuTTY is a free implementation of Telnet and SSH for Windows and Unix
+ platforms, along with an xterm terminal emulator.
+ </p>
+ </background>
+ <description>
+ <p>A heap-corrupting buffer overflow bug in the ssh_agent_channel_data
+ function of PuTTY was found.
+ </p>
+ </description>
+ <impact type="normal">
+ <p>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.
+ </p>
+ </impact>
+ <workaround>
+ <p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
+ </workaround>
+ <resolution>
+ <p>All PuTTY users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
+
+ <code>
+ # emerge --sync
+ # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-misc/putty-0.68"
+ </code>
+
+ </resolution>
+ <references>
+ <uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-6542">CVE-2017-6542</uri>
+ </references>
+ <metadata tag="requester" timestamp="2017-03-07T21:53:38Z">BlueKnight</metadata>
+ <metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="2017-03-19T18:47:02Z">BlueKnight</metadata>
+</glsa>