Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in PuTTY, the worst of which could lead to arbitrary code execution, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
|Package||net-misc/putty on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 0.67|
|Unaffected versions||>= 0.67|
PuTTY is a telnet and SSH client.
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.
All PuTTY users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/putty-0.67"