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Alpine Linux: CVE-2020-14002: putty Observable Discrepancy leading to an information leak in the algorithm negotiation

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2020-14002: putty Observable Discrepancy leading to an information leak in the algorithm negotiation

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
06/29/2020
Created
10/22/2020
Added
10/22/2020
Modified
10/22/2020

Description

PuTTY 0.68 through 0.73 has an Observable Discrepancy leading to an information leak in the algorithm negotiation. This allows man-in-the-middle attackers to target initial connection attempts (where no host key for the server has been cached by the client).

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-putty

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