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

critical Nessus Plugin ID 80781
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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)

Solution

Upgrade to Solaris 11/11 SRU 04.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?4a913f44

http://www.nessus.org/u?4e4b6f56

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 80781

File Name: solaris11_telnet_20120404.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 1/19/2015

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:solaris:11.0, p-cpe:/a:oracle:solaris:telnet

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Solaris11/release, Host/Solaris11/pkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/4/2012

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Linux BSD-derived Telnet Service Encryption Key ID Buffer Overflow)

ExploitHub (EH-11-760)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4862