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CVE-2005-0488 Detail

Description

Certain BSD-based Telnet clients, including those used on Solaris and SuSE Linux, allow remote malicious Telnet servers to read sensitive environment variables via the NEW-ENVIRON option with a SEND ENV_USERVAR command.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/14/2005

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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
http://idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=260&type=vulnerabilities Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2006//Aug/msg00000.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1014203
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101665-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101671-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-57755-1 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-57761-1 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/800829 Patch Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_16_sr.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-504.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-562.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13940
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19289
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-214A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3101
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11373
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1139

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11373
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11373
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1139
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1139

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-0488
NVD Published Date:
06/14/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017