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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.131127
Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0442
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0442
Description:Summary:
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0442

Vulnerability Insight:
Versions of PuTTY 0.54 and 0.65 inclusive have a potentially memory-corrupting integer overflow in the handling of the ECH (erase characters) control sequence in the terminal emulator (CVE-2015-5309).

Solution:
Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

CVSS Score:
4.3

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-5309
Debian Security Information: DSA-3409 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3409
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-December/173021.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-December/173094.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201606-01
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034308
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:2023 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-11/msg00099.html
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2015 Eero Volotinen

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