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CentOS: Security Advisory for telnet (CESA-2020:1335)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'telnet' package(s) announced via the CESA-2020:1335 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Telnet is a popular protocol for logging in to remote systems over the Internet. The telnet-server packages include a telnet service that supports remote logins into the host machine. The telnet service is disabled by default. Security Fix(es): * telnet-server: no bounds checks in nextitem() function allows to remotely execute arbitrary code (CVE-2020-10188) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'telnet' package(s) on CentOS 6.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated package(s).

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)