Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : telnet (cve_2011_4862_buffer_overflow)

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party
software.

Description :

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address
security updates :

- Buffer overflow in libtelnet/encrypt.c in telnetd in
FreeBSD 7.3 through 9.0, MIT Kerberos Version 5
Applications (aka krb5-appl) 1.0.2 and earlier, Heimdal
1.5.1 and earlier, GNU inetutils, and possibly other
products allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary
code via a long encryption key, as exploited in the wild
in December 2011. (CVE-2011-4862)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
http://www.nessus.org/u?726edeb1

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11/11 SRU 04.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80781 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4862

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