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RHSA-2001:099: New telnet packages available to fix buffer overflow vulnerabilities

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RHSA-2001:099: New telnet packages available to fix buffer overflow vulnerabilities

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/14/2001
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/28/2005
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

New telnet, telnet-server packages are available for Red Hat Linux 5.2, 6.2, 7.0 and 7.1. These packages fix a problem where buffer overflows can provide root access to local users. It is recommended that all users update to the fixed packages.

 

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-telnet
  • redhat-upgrade-telnet-server

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