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SSA-2005-210-01 telnet client Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
SSA-2005-210-01 telnet client
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
New tcpip packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1,
and -current to fix a security issues with the telnet client. Overflows in
the telnet client may lead to the execution of arbitrary code as the telnet
user if the user connects to a malicious telnet server.
More details about this issue may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:
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