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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-0467

Original release date: 02/21/2005
Last revised: 09/05/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple integer overflows in the (1) sftp_pkt_getstring and (2) fxp_readdir_recv functions in the PSFTP and PSCP clients for PuTTY 0.56, and possibly earlier versions, allow remote malicious web sites to execute arbitrary code via SFTP responses that corrupt the heap after insufficient memory has been allocated.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/wishlist/vuln-sftp-string.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 14333
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20050221 Multiple PuTTY SFTP Client Packet Parsing Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17214
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ssg1S1002414
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ssg1S1002416
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/wishlist/vuln-sftp-readdir.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: putty-sftppktgetstring-bo(19403)
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200502-28
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

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