Debian Information for VU#341908

Multiple Telnet Clients vulnerable to buffer overflow via the env_opt_add() function in telnet.c

Status

Affected

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

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

Vendor References

None

Addendum

We have confirmed with the vendor that very early versions of Debian shipped a Telnet client vulnerable to this issue. However, more recent and the current builds of Debian are not affected. However note, the Debian krb5 implementation includes a telnet client as well which is vulnerable. This will be fixed with an update. Version 1.2.4-5woody8 has the corrections to both CAN-2005-0468 and CAN-2005-0469.

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