(RHSA-2020:1342) Important: telnet security update

ID RHSA-2020:1342
Type redhat
Reporter RedHat
Modified 2020-04-07T11:08:48


Telnet is a popular protocol for logging in to remote systems over the Internet. The telnet-server packages include a telnet service that supports remote logins into the host machine. The telnet service is disabled by default.

Security Fix(es):

  • telnet-server: no bounds checks in nextitem() function allows to remotely execute arbitrary code (CVE-2020-10188)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.