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CVE-2013-4206

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-07-15
Bugzilla: 993031: CVE-2013-4206 CVE-2013-4207 CVE-2013-4208 CVE-2013-4852 putty: Integer overflow, leading to heap-based buffer overflow during SSH handshake

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Heap-based buffer underflow in the modmul function in sshbn.c in PuTTY before 0.63 allows remote SSH servers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly trigger memory corruption or code execution via a crafted DSA signature, which is not properly handled when performing certain bit-shifting operations during modular multiplication.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4206 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 7.5
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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