MS05-033: Vulnerability in Telnet Client Could Allow Information Disclosure (896428)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18486


It is possible to disclose user information.


The remote version of Windows contains a flaw the Telnet client that could allow an attacker to read the session variables of users connecting to a rogue telnet server.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP and 2003.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18486

File Name: smb_nt_ms05-033.nasl

Version: 1.35

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2005/06/14

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2005/06/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/06/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0488, CVE-2005-1205

BID: 13940

MSFT: MS05-033

CERT: 800829

MSKB: 896428