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Family: Debian Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

[DSA699] DSA-699-1 netkit-telnet-ssl Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-699-1 netkit-telnet-ssl

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
version 0.17.17+0.1-2woody4.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 0.17.24+0.1-8.
We recommend that you upgrade your telnet-ssl package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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