[SECURITY] [DLA 2176-1] inetutils security update

Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2020-05-14T12:31:25


Package : inetutils Version : 2: CVE ID : CVE-2020-10188 Debian Bug : 956084

NOTE: This DLA was intially sent on 2020-04-14 but for reasons unknown failed to reach the mailing list. It is being re-sent now to ensure that it appears in the mailing list archive. No new version of inetutils has been published since version 2: described in the original advisory.

A vulnerability was discovered in the telnetd component of inetutils, a collection of network utilities. Execution of arbitrary remote code was possible through short writes or urgent data.

For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version 2:

We recommend that you upgrade your inetutils packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS