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Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling

CVE-2019-17067

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

PuTTY before 0.73 on Windows improperly opens port-forwarding listening sockets, which allows attackers to listen on the same port to steal an incoming connection.

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  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
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  • PARTIAL

CWE-770 - Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling

The software allocates a reusable resource or group of resources on behalf of an actor without imposing any restrictions on the size or number of resources that can be allocated, in violation of the intended security policy for that actor.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published