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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-2157: putty possible private key leak

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-2157: putty possible private key leak

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
03/27/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

The (1) ssh2_load_userkey and (2) ssh2_save_userkey functions in PuTTY 0.51 through 0.63 do not properly wipe SSH-2 private keys from memory, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading the memory.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-putty

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