[SECURITY] Fedora Core 3 Update: telnet-0.17-32.FC3.2

Harald Hoyer harald at redhat.com
Wed Mar 30 13:31:21 UTC 2005

Fedora Update Notification

Product     : Fedora Core 3
Name        : telnet
Version     : 0.17
Release     : 32.FC3.2
Summary     : The client program for the telnet remote login protocol.
Description :
Telnet is a popular protocol for logging into remote systems over the
Internet. The telnet package provides a command line telnet client.

Update Information:

Two buffer overflow flaws were discovered in the way the telnet client
handles messages from a server. An attacker may be able to execute
arbitrary code on a victim's machine if the victim can be tricked into
connecting to a malicious telnet server. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CAN-2005-0468
and CAN-2005-0469 to these issues.

Red Hat would like to thank iDEFENSE for their responsible disclosure of
this issue.
* Thu Mar 17 2005 Harald Hoyer <harald at redhat.com> - 1:0.17-32.FC3.2

- fixed CAN-2005-468 and CAN-2005-469

* Thu Jan 13 2005 Jason Vas Dias <jvdias at redhat.com> - 1:0.17-31

- bug 143929 / 145004 : fix race condition in telnetd on wtmp lock
- when cleanup() is entered from main process and in signal
- handler

This update can be downloaded from:

89834e05dfaaf87030241f12a8d43622  SRPMS/telnet-0.17-32.FC3.2.src.rpm
9ffe815c3d82132847f6f243662d8689  x86_64/telnet-0.17-32.FC3.2.x86_64.rpm
70c70de3253e43c621e1bd753ad85ac8  x86_64/telnet-server-0.17-32.FC3.2.x86_64.rpm
299a0a1ddc2f575b14509757a8e352fa  x86_64/debug/telnet-debuginfo-0.17-32.FC3.2.x86_64.rpm
317a655b172288cfc0615b1a06fd2e07  i386/telnet-0.17-32.FC3.2.i386.rpm
a51075465fe35429b26f83df4e1888b5  i386/telnet-server-0.17-32.FC3.2.i386.rpm
0f90b3b223e4a5286882f29d2ddc39dc  i386/debug/telnet-debuginfo-0.17-32.FC3.2.i386.rpm

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can
launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.

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