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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      Last Modified:  06/14/2005

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-0488
Original release date:
06/14/2005
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=260&type=vulnerabilities Vendor Advisory External Source IDEFENSE 20050614 Multiple Vendor Telnet Client Information Disclosure Vulnerability
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2006//Aug/msg00000.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2006-08-01
http://securitytracker.com/id?1014203 External Source SECTRACK 1014203
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 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source SUNALERT 57755
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-57761-1 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source SUNALERT 57761
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/800829 Patch; Third Party Advisory; US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#800829
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_16_sr.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2005:016
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-504.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:504
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-562.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:562
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13940 External Source BID 13940
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19289 External Source BID 19289
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-214A.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA06-214A
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3101 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-3101
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11373 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11373
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1139 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1139

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

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