Date: Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:38:01 +0000 From: Patrick Coleman <blinken@...il.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: CVE Request: PuTTY fails to clear private key information from memory Hi, PuTTY suite versions 0.51 to 0.63 fail to clear SSH-2 private key information from memory when loading and saving key files to disk, leading to potential disclosure. The issue affects keys stored on disk in encrypted and unencrypted form, and is present in PuTTY, Plink, PSCP, PSFTP, Pageant and PuTTYgen. The maintainers have provided details at , and have promptly patched the vulnerability in version 0.64 . Can a CVE please be assigned for this issue? -Patrick 1. http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/wishlist/private-key-not-wiped-2.html 2. http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/changes.html
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