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It is possible to log into the remote system using telnet without
supplying any credentials
The remote version of Kerberos telnet does not sanitize the
user-supplied 'USER' environement variable. By supplying a specially
malformed USER environment variable, an attacker may force the remote
telnet server to believe that the user has already authenticated.
Apply the patch below or contact your vendor for a patch :
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gain a shell remotely
Nessus Plugin ID: 24998 (krb_telnet_env.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 23281
CVE ID: CVE-2007-0956
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