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CVE-2005-0488

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2005-06-14

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2005-0488 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (krb5) RHSA-2005:562 July 12, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (telnet) RHSA-2005:504 June 14, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (krb5) RHSA-2005:562 July 12, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (telnet) RHSA-2005:504 June 14, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (telnet) RHSA-2005:504 June 14, 2005

External References

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the MIT Kerberos Development Team and Gaël Delalleau for their responsible disclosure of this issue.

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