DescriptionMultiple untrusted search path vulnerabilities in Putty beta 0.67 allow local users to execute arbitrary code and conduct DLL hijacking attacks via a Trojan horse (1) UxTheme.dll or (2) ntmarta.dll file in the current working directory.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
putty (PTS)buster0.70-6fixed
buster (security)0.74-1+deb11u1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye0.74-1+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, bookworm (security)0.78-2+deb12u1fixed
sid, trixie0.81-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
puttysource(unstable)(not affected)


- putty <not-affected> (Windows-specific)

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