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This script is Copyright (C) 2001-2011 Pavel Kankovsky
The remote telnet server may be vulnerable to a buffer overflow
The Telnet server does not return an expected number of replies when
it receives a long sequence of 'Are You There' commands. This
probably means it overflows one of its internal buffers and crashes.
This could likely lead to arbitrary code execution.
Disable the telnet service by, for example, commenting out the
'telnet' line in /etc/inetd.conf.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gain a shell remotely
Nessus Plugin ID: 10709 ()
Bugtraq ID: 3064
CVE ID: CVE-2001-0554
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