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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-0488

Certain BSD-based Telnet clients, including those used on Solaris and SuSE Linux, allow remote malicious Telnet servers to read sensitive environment variables via the NEW-ENVIRON option with a SEND ENV_USERVAR command.
Publish Date : 2005-06-14 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2005-02-18 2005-06-14
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Certain BSD-based Telnet clients, including those used on Solaris and SuSE Linux, allow remote malicious Telnet servers ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11373 unix
CVE-2005-0488 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20050488 unix
RHSA-2005:504: telnet security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005504 unix
RHSA-2005:504: telnet security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050504 unix
RHSA-2005:562: krb5 security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005562 unix
RHSA-2005:562: krb5 security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050562 unix
Telnet Client Information Disclosure Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1139 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-0488

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Telnet Client 5.1.2600.2180 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS SUN Solaris 5.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Telnet Client 1
MIT Kerberos 1
SUN Solaris 1

- References For CVE-2005-0488

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-504.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:504
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2006//Aug/msg00000.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2006-08-01
http://secunia.com/advisories/17135
SECUNIA 17135
http://secunia.com/advisories/21253
SECUNIA 21253
http://securitytracker.com/id?1014203
SECTRACK 1014203
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101665-1
SUNALERT 101665
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101671-1
SUNALERT 101671
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/3101
VUPEN ADV-2006-3101
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19289
BID 19289 Apple Mac OS X Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-11-15
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13940
BID 13940 Multiple Vendor Telnet Client Remote Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2006-08-02
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-562.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:562
http://idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=260&type=vulnerabilities
IDEFENSE 20050614 Multiple Vendor Telnet Client Information Disclosure Vulnerability
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/800829
CERT-VN VU#800829
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_16_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2005:016
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-57755-1
SUNALERT 57755
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-57761-1
SUNALERT 57761
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-214A.html
CERT TA06-214A

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-0488

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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