SysV /bin/login Environment Remote Overflow (rlogin)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 10828
SynopsisIt is possible to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.
DescriptionThe 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.
SolutionApply the patch from your vendor (or read the CERT advisory).