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The remote telnet server is vulnerable to a code execution attack.
A flaw in the environment-handling code used by the telnet server
running on the remote host fails to scrub the environment of variables
such as 'LD_PRELOAD' before calling the login program. An attacker who
can place an arbitrary library on the remote host, either as a local
user or remotely through some other means, can leverage this issue to
execute arbitrary code subject to the privileges under which the
service runs, typically 'root'.
See also :
Patch or upgrade the affected system as described in the project's
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gain a shell remotely
Nessus Plugin ID: 35700 (freebsd_telnetd_code_exec.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 33777
CVE ID: CVE-2009-0641
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