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CVE-2011-4862 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in libtelnet/encrypt.c in telnetd in FreeBSD 7.3 through 9.0, MIT Kerberos Version 5 Applications (aka krb5-appl) 1.0.2 and earlier, Heimdal 1.5.1 and earlier, GNU inetutils, and possibly other products allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long encryption key, as exploited in the wild in December 2011.

Source:  MITRE
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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2011-12/0172.html
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/inetutils.git/commit/?id=665f1e73cdd9b38e2d2e11b8db9958a315935592
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-January/071627.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-January/071640.html
http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-security/2011-December/006117.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-security/2011-December/006118.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-security/2011-December/006119.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-security/2011-December/006120.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-01/msg00002.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-01/msg00004.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-01/msg00005.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-01/msg00007.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-01/msg00010.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-01/msg00011.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-01/msg00014.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-01/msg00015.html
http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-11:08.telnetd.asc Vendor Advisory
http://security.freebsd.org/patches/SA-11:08/telnetd.patch Vendor Advisory
http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/www/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2011-008.txt
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2372
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2373
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2375
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/18280/
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:195
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1851.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1852.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1853.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1854.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1026460
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1026463
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/71970

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:h5l:heimdal:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.5.1
 cpe:2.3:a:mit:krb5-appl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.02
 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-4862
NVD Published Date:
12/24/2011
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017