Date: 01 April 2005
References: ESB-2005.0244 ESB-2005.0292
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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2005.0263 -- OpenBSD 3.6 Erratum 014
Patch fixes telnet(1) vulnerability
1 April 2005
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: OpenBSD
Impact: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
CVE Names: CAN-2005-0468 CAN-2005-0469
Original Bulletin: http://www.openbsd.org/errata.html#telnet
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014: SECURITY FIX: March 30, 2005 All architectures
Due to buffer overflows in telnet(1), a malicious server or man-in-the-middle
attack could allow execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user
invoking telnet(1). Noone should use telnet anymore. Please use ssh(1).
A source code patch exists which remedies this problem.
Patch for OpenBSD 3.6
Patch for OpenBSD 3.5:
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