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SysV /bin/login buffer overflow (telnet)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Gain a shell remotely

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

Mitigation

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote /bin/login seems to crash when it receives too many environment variables.

Solution

Solution

Contact your vendor for a patch (or read the CERT advisory)

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)