SGI Information for VU#745371

Multiple vendor telnet daemons vulnerable to buffer overflow via crafted protocol options

Status

Affected

Vendor Statement

SGI acknowledges the telnetd vulnerability reported by CERT and is currently investigating. Until SGI has more definitive information to provide, customers are encouraged to assume all security vulnerabilities as exploitable and take appropriate steps according to local site security policies and requirements.

As further information becomes available, additional advisories will be issued via the normal SGI security information distribution methods including the wiretap mailing list and

http://www.sgi.com/support/security/

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor References

None

Addendum

The CERT/CC has no additional comments at this time.

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