Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : telnet (MDKSA-2001:068)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 13883


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A buffer overflow exists in telnet which could provide root access to local users.


Update the affected telnet and / or telnet-server packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 13883

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2001-068.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2004/07/31

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:telnet, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:telnet-server, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:7.1, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:7.2, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:8.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2001/08/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-0554

MDKSA: 2001:068