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PuTTY Multiple Integer Overflow Vulnerablities Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
PuTTY version check

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is using PuTTY, a free SSH client.

The remote version of this software is vulnerable to various integer overflow
vulnerabilities which may allow a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote

To exploit these vulnerabilities, a possible hacker would need to set up a rogue SSH
daemon and lure a victim on the remote host into connecting to it using PuTTY.

Solution : Upgrade to PuTTY 0.57 or newer
Threat Level: High

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