Debian Security Advisory DSA 697-1 (netkit-telnet)

Published: 2008-01-17 21:56:38
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Recommendations:
https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20697-1

Technical Details:
iDEFENSE researchers discovered a buffer overflow in the handling of the LINEMODE suboptions in telnet clients. This can lead to the execution of arbitrary code when connected to a malicious server. For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 0.17-18woody3. For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon. We recommend that you upgrade your telnet Linux Distribution Package.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to netkit-telnet announced via advisory DSA 697-1.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2005-0469

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12918

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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