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Vulnerability of WinSCP: denial of service via long filenames

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via long filenames in WinSCP, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Vulnerable software: WinSCP.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 24/11/2020.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2020-28864, VIGILANCE-VUL-33961.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via long filenames in WinSCP, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This cybersecurity bulletin impacts software or systems such as WinSCP.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity weakness is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of internet server.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer vulnerability bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

WinSCP: version 5.17.9.
The version 5.17.9 is fixed:
  https://winscp.net/eng/download.php
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