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RE : Putty Proxy login/password discolsure....(Answer from PUTTY Staff)
From: "Antoine SANTO" <Antoine.SANTO () maaf fr>
Date: Wed, 25 Oct 2006 16:54:03 +0200


I come to report a little strange discolsure discovered by my
co-worker Fx0day.

When you save session informations under putty and you need proxy
for a session,
We can find in plain clear text the login and password proxy auth in
the windows
database register.

Strange to see a good ssh client storing plain clear text < hot >
informations !!

Unfortunately, there's no way to encrypt it securely, because there's
nowhere safe to store an encryption key.

Simon Tatham         "A cynic is a person who smells flowers and
<anakin () pobox com>    immediately looks around for a coffin."

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