Debian Security Advisory
DLA-347-1 putty -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 24 Nov 2015
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-5309.
- More information:
It was discovered that PuTTY's terminal emulator did not properly validate the parameter to the ECH (erase characters) control sequence, allowing a denial of service and possibly remote code execution.
For the oldoldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 0.60+2010-02-20-1+squeeze4.
For the oldstable (wheezy) and stable (jessie) distributions, this problem will be fixed soon.