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TELNET Multiple Vendor System V Derived login Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (CVE-2001-0797)
 
Threat Level: Critical
Release Date: 2006/11/8
 
Category: Buffer Overflow
Signature ID: 1050352
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Affected OS: Solaris
 
Description: The login program is used in UNIX systems to authenticate users with a username and password. The utility is typically invoked at the console, by telnetd, rlogind, and if configured to do so, SSH.
 
Impact: Remote code execution
Recommendation: Update vendor's patch.
 
False Positive: None
False Negative: None
 
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Reference(s): CVE-2001-0797; BID-3681
 

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