Re: New security alert

From: William Hooper (
Date: 12/18/02

From: "William Hooper" <>
Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2002 00:16:24 GMT

"Julian Cole" <> wrote in message
> New SSH vulnerabilities are reported in:
> for a number of ssh-implementations. OpenSsh is said to be safe.
> Does anyone know about puTTY?
> - Julian Cole

The "PuTTY 0.53b addresses vulnerabilities discovered by SSHredder" in the
advisory wasn't obvious enough?

In fact it looks like most SSH venders aren't vulnerable according to the
actual CERT advisory. And they wonder why a number of people don't take
security seriously with headlines like that.

William Hooper
No one is perfect, but some of us are closer than others

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