Search 219043 CVE descriptions
and 99761 test descriptions,
access 10,000+ cross references.
Tests   CVE   All  

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

Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-2563
BugTraq ID: 84296
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:1453 (Google Search)
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2016 Eero Volotinen

This is only one of 99761 vulnerability tests in our test suite. Find out more about running a complete security audit.

To run a free test of this vulnerability against your system, register below.

© 1998-2021 E-Soft Inc. All rights reserved.