Upstream information

CVE-2005-0468 at MITRE

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the env_opt_add function in telnet.c for various BSD-based Telnet clients allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via responses that contain a large number of characters that require escaping, which consumers more memory than allocated.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 66128 [RESOLVED], 73618, 75256 [RESOLVED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
  • heimdal >= 0.4e-409
  • heimdal-lib >= 0.4e-409
Builds
SUSE LINUX 9.3
  • telnet >= 1.1-44.2
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • telnet >= 1.0-526
suse91.x86
ul1.x86-64
suse91.ppc
suse91.s390x
ul1.ia64
suse91.s390
suse91.ia64
suse91.x86-64
slox4,2.x86
ul1.s390
ul1.ppc
ul1.s390x
YOU Patch Nr: 9903
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
  • telnet >= 1.1-38.6
suse91.x86
ul1.x86-64
suse91.ppc
suse91.s390x
ul1.ia64
suse91.s390
suse91.ia64
suse91.x86-64
slox4,2.x86
ul1.s390
ul1.ppc
ul1.s390x
YOU Patch Nr: 9903
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • heimdal >= 0.4e-408
  • heimdal-devel >= 0.4e-408
  • heimdal-lib >= 0.4e-408
suse91.x86-64
slox4,2.x86
suse91.s390x
suse91.ppc
suse91.ia64
suse91.x86
suse91.s390
YOU Patch Nr: 9997
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Open Enterprise Server
  • heimdal >= 0.6.1rc3-55.15
  • heimdal-devel >= 0.6.1rc3-55.15
  • heimdal-lib >= 0.6.1rc3-55.15
suse91.x86-64
slox4,2.x86
suse91.s390x
suse91.ppc
suse91.ia64
suse91.x86
suse91.s390
YOU Patch Nr: 9997
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • telnet >= 1.0-530
core9.s390
core9.x86
slox4,2.x86
core9.ppc
core9.ia64
YOU Patch Nr: 10238
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Open Enterprise Server
  • telnet >= 1.1-38.9
core9.s390
core9.x86
slox4,2.x86
core9.ppc
core9.ia64
YOU Patch Nr: 10238