Upstream information

CVE-2015-2157 at MITRE

Description

The (1) ssh2_load_userkey and (2) ssh2_save_userkey functions in PuTTY 0.51 through 0.63 do not properly wipe SSH-2 private keys from memory, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading the memory.

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
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 920167 [RESOLVED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 13.1
  • putty >= 0.64-2.4.1
  • putty-debuginfo >= 0.64-2.4.1
  • putty-debugsource >= 0.64-2.4.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2015-218
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • putty >= 0.67-1.5
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA putty