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CVE-2007-0956

Impact: Critical
Public: 2007-04-03
Bugzilla: 229782: CVE-2007-0956 Unauthorized access via krb5-telnet daemon

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The telnet daemon (telnetd) in MIT krb5 before 1.6.1 allows remote attackers to bypass authentication and gain system access via a username beginning with a '-' character, a similar issue to CVE-2007-0882.

Find out more about CVE-2007-0956 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (krb5) RHSA-2007:0095 April 03, 2007
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (krb5) RHSA-2007:0095 April 03, 2007
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (krb5) RHSA-2007:0095 April 03, 2007
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (krb5) RHSA-2007:0095 April 03, 2007

External References

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank MIT for reporting this issue.

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