Debian Security Advisory
DLA-639-1 mactelnet -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 25 Sep 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-7115.
- More information:
Buffer overflow in the handle_packet function in mactelnet.c in the client in MAC-Telnet 0.4.3 and earlier allows remote TELNET servers to execute arbitrary code via a long string in an MT_CPTYPE_ENCRYPTIONKEY control packet.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.3.4-1+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your mactelnet 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