Upstream information

CVE-2013-4208 at MITRE


The rsa_verify function in PuTTY before 0.63 (1) does not clear sensitive process memory after use and (2) does not free certain structures containing sensitive process memory, which might allow local users to discover private RSA and DSA keys.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
No SUSE Bugzilla entries cross referenced.

SUSE Security Advisories:


List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • filezilla >=
  • filezilla-lang >=
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA filezilla-

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Tue Aug 20 18:18:24 2013
CVE page last modified: Thu Dec 7 13:06:27 2023