|Bugzilla:||790940: CVE-2012-0862 xinetd: enables unintentional services over tcpmux port|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
builtins.c in Xinetd before 2.3.15 does not check the service type when the tcpmux-server service is enabled, which exposes all enabled services and allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via a request to tcpmux port 1.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is now in Production 3 Phase of the support and maintenance life cycle. This flaw has been rated as having Low security impact and is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/.
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Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (xinetd)||RHSA-2013:1302||September 30, 2013|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (xinetd)||RHSA-2013:0499||February 20, 2013|
Red Hat would like to thank Thomas Swan of FedEx for reporting this issue.
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