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New PuTTY Software Update: ALL Customers using NMS Client Packages 4.6.X.X & Older - Please Update!

April 24, 2024

Customers using NMS client packages Evolution 4.6.x.x & Older
Per CVE-2024-31497, PuTTY software versions 0.68 to 0.80 contain a vulnerability where attackers could potentially access approximately 60 cryptographic signatures and read messages signed by this software. To mitigate this vulnerability, it is recommended for users to transition to PuTTY version 0.81.
PuTTY is a 3rd party Secure Shell (SSH) client that comes with the NMS client packages. Evolution and older packages came with earlier versions of PuTTY (<0.80).
Operators using the aforementioned NMS client packages, should check their PuTTY version on-hand. If it is not version 0.81, an update will be necessary.

To check if your PuTTY Version is the most recent, please download the new Technical Bulletin: 

TB | PuTTY Update Patch | All NMS Client Packages | Evo 4.6.x.x & Older