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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.131271
Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2016-0112
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0112
Description:Summary:
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0112

Vulnerability Insight:
Updated putty package fixes security vulnerability: Many versions of PSCP in PuTTY prior to 0.67 have a stack corruption vulnerability in their treatment of the 'sink' direction (i.e. downloading from server to client) of the old-style SCP protocol. In order for this vulnerability to be exploited, the user must connect to a malicious server and attempt to download any file (CVE-2016-2563). The putty package has been updated to version 0.67 to fix this issue and a few other bugs. The halibut package has been updated to version 1.1 to build the documentation.

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

CVSS Score:
7.5

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-2563
BugTraq ID: 84296
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/84296
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2016/Mar/22
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201606-01
https://github.com/tintinweb/pub/tree/master/pocs/cve-2016-2563
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035257
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:1453 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-05/msg00131.html
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2016 Eero Volotinen

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