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<glsa id="201606-01">
<title>PuTTY: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in PuTTY, the worst of
which could lead to arbitrary code execution, or cause a Denial of Service
<product type="ebuild"></product>
<announced>June 05, 2016</announced>
<revised>June 05, 2016: 2</revised>
<package name="net-misc/putty" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.67</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.67</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>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
<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-0.67"
<uri link="">CVE-2015-5309</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2016-2563</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Tue, 05 Apr 2016 03:16:59 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sun, 05 Jun 2016 16:25:06 +0000">b-man</metadata>