Date: Mon, 26 Dec 2011 12:51:19 +0530 From: Huzaifa Sidhpurwala <huzaifas@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE-2011-4862 is not BSD-specific On 12/25/2011 10:44 PM, Florian Weimer wrote: > This is just a heads-up: CVE-2011-4862, a pre-authentication buffer > overflow in telnetd recently fixed by FreeBSD is not BSD-specific. It > seems to have been added at MIT when the BSD telnetd was Kerberized, > and it ended up in the Heimdal recryptofication of Kerberos (from > where FreeBSD got it) and later in GNU inetutils. I have reproduced a > pre-authentication segfault with both versions (as shipped by Debian). > > The telnetd from netkit does not appear to be affected. The patch seems to be applicable though, probably you need to do something else to make it segfault? -- Huzaifa Sidhpurwala / Red Hat Security Response Team
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