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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-6542: FileZilla: Buffer overflow

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-6542: FileZilla: Buffer overflow

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/27/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
06/15/2020

Description

The ssh_agent_channel_data function in PuTTY before 0.68 allows remote attackers to have unspecified impact via a large length value in an agent protocol message and leveraging the ability to connect to the Unix-domain socket representing the forwarded agent connection, which trigger a buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-ftp-filezilla
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-misc-putty

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