Compaq Computer Corporation Information for VU#745371
Multiple vendor telnet daemons vulnerable to buffer overflow via crafted protocol options
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SOURCE: Compaq Computer Corporation
Software Security Response Team USA
Compaq case id SSRT0745U
ref: potential telnetd option handling vulnerability
x-ref: TESO Security Advisory 06/2001
CERT CA2001-21 Advisory 07/2001
Compaq has evaluated this vulnerability to telnetd
distributed for Compaq Tru64/UNIX and OpenVMS Operating
Systems Software and has determined that telnetd is not
vulnerable to unauthorized command execution or
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