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    Debian: DSA-3190-1: putty security update

    Date 15 Mar 2015
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    Patrick Coleman discovered that the Putty SSH client failed to wipe out unused sensitive memory. In addition Florent Daigniere discovered that exponential values in
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3190-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    March 15, 2015                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : putty
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-2157
    
    Patrick Coleman discovered that the Putty SSH client failed to wipe out
    unused sensitive memory.
    
    In addition Florent Daigniere discovered that exponential values in
    Diffie Hellman exchanges were insufficienty restricted.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.62-9+deb7u2.
    
    For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been
    fixed in version 0.63-10.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.63-10.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your putty packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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