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PuTTY SSH2 authentication password persistence weakness Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Determine PuTTY version
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
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
Threat Level: High
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