stheg olloydson wrote: > Hello, > > Sorry for the completely OT post, but I saw two mentions of PuTTY in > one day on the list and assume it must be a popular piece of Windows > software. The SANS Institute "@Risk" newsletter dated 8AUG04 contains > the following item regarding PuTTY: > > 04.31.4 CVE: Not Available > Platform: Third Party Windows Apps > Title: PuTTY Remote Buffer Overflow > Description: PuTTY is a free Telnet and SSH client. It has been > reported that PuTTY is subject to a pre-authentication buffer overflow > that can allow malicious servers to execute code on a client machine > as it attempts to negotiate connection. PuTTY 0.54 and previous > versions are vulnerable. > Ref: > http://www.coresecurity.com/common/showdoc.php?idx=417&idxseccion=10 > > Again, sorry for the OT post, but it seems (at least) very marginally > relevant to some. We now return you regularly scheduled program of > FBSD.... > > Regards, > > Stheg > > I think what you are saying is that if you use PuTTY as a client application that you should be concerned about what server you connect to? From what you are saying, I suspect that if the only use is to connect to your own (FreeBSD) server, you are probably ok?
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