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It is possible to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.
The remote /bin/login seems to crash when it receives too many
environment variables. This is likely due to a buffer overflow
vulnerability which might allow an attacker to execute arbitrary
code on the remote host.
Apply the patch from your vendor or read the CERT advisory.
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: 10827 (binlogin_overflow_telnet.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 36817481
CVE ID: CVE-2001-0797
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