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MDKSA-2001:068: telnet

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the telnet package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2001:068 (telnet).


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


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2001:068
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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