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Bug 565080 (CVE-2015-5309) - <net-misc/putty-0.66: integer overflow and buffer underrun in terminal emulator's ECH handling (CVE-2015-5309)
Summary: <net-misc/putty-0.66: integer overflow and buffer underrun in terminal emulat...
Alias: CVE-2015-5309
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B2 [glsa]
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-11-07 17:03 UTC by Hanno Böck
Modified: 2016-06-05 17:24 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Hanno Böck gentoo-dev 2015-11-07 17:03:00 UTC
From here:

"Versions of PuTTY and pterm between 0.54 and 0.65 inclusive have a potentially memory-corrupting integer overflow in the handling of the ECH (erase characters) control sequence in the terminal emulator."

0.66 is out and fixes this issue. Another sec issue was found but only in unreleased code:
(may be relevant for users of the -9999 ebuild, not sure)
Comment 1 Jeroen Roovers (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2015-11-08 06:02:31 UTC
Arch teams, please test and mark stable:
Targeted stable KEYWORDS : alpha amd64 hppa ppc ppc64 sparc x86
Comment 2 Jeroen Roovers (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2015-11-08 06:57:48 UTC
Stable for PPC64.
Comment 3 Jeroen Roovers (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2015-11-09 04:33:19 UTC
Stable for HPPA.
Comment 4 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2015-11-09 08:40:36 UTC
amd64 stable
Comment 5 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2015-11-09 08:41:02 UTC
x86 stable
Comment 6 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2015-11-12 10:25:57 UTC
ppc stable
Comment 7 Mikle Kolyada archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2015-12-25 20:00:30 UTC
sparc stable
Comment 8 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2016-01-10 10:41:59 UTC
alpha stable.

Maintainer(s), please cleanup.
Comment 9 Aaron Bauman Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2016-04-05 07:58:36 UTC
Complete was completed.

Added to existing GLSA.
Comment 10 Yury German Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev 2016-06-05 17:24:17 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201606-01 at
by GLSA coordinator Yury German (BlueKnight)