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[DSA697] DSA-697-1 netkit-telnet Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
GaŽl Delalleau 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
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your telnet package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-697
Threat Level: High
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