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CVE-2005-0468 Detail

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the env_opt_add function in telnet.c for various BSD-based Telnet clients allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via responses that contain a large number of characters that require escaping, which consumers more memory than allocated.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/02/2005

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-0468
Original release date:
05/02/2005
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/CERT/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-05:01.telnet.asc Vendor Advisory External Source FREEBSD FreeBSD-SA-05:01.telnet
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20050405-01-P Patch External Source SGI 20050405-01-P
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000962 External Source CONECTIVA CLA-2005:962
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101665-1 External Source SUNALERT 101665
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101671-1 External Source SUNALERT 101671
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-57755-1 External Source SUNALERT 57755
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-57761-1 External Source SUNALERT 57761
http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2005-001-telnet.txt Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2005-001-telnet.txt
http://www.debian.de/security/2005/dsa-731 External Source DEBIAN DSA-731
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-703 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source DEBIAN DSA-703
http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=221&type=vulnerabilities Vendor Advisory External Source IDEFENSE 20050328 Multiple Telnet Client env_opt_add() Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/341908 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#341908
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:061 External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2005:061
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-327.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:327
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-330.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:330
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12919 External Source BID 12919
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/usn/usn-224-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-224-1
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9640 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9640

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9640
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9640

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:ncsa:telnet:c:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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