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Vulnerability Assessment Details

PuTTY SSH2 authentication password persistence weakness

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Determine PuTTY version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

PuTTY is a free SSH client.

It has been reported that this version does not safely handle password information.
As a result, a local user may be able to recover authentication passwords.

Solution : Upgrade to the newest version of PuTTY

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 6724

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 David Maciejak

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