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<glsa id="201308-01">
<title>PuTTY: Multiple Vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Putty, allowing
attackers to compromise user system
<product type="ebuild">putty</product>
<announced>August 21, 2013</announced>
<revised>August 21, 2013: 2</revised>
<access>local, remote</access>
<package name="net-misc/putty" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.63</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.63</vulnerable>
<p>PuTTY is a telnet and SSH client.</p>
<p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in PuTTY. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
<impact type="normal">
<p>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.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All PuTTY users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-misc/putty-0.63"
<uri link="">CVE-2011-4607</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2013-4852</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Tue, 06 Mar 2012 21:22:42 +0000">ackle</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Wed, 21 Aug 2013 11:27:53 +0000">