Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2341-1 inetutils -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
24 Aug 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-10188.
More information:

iIn inetutils-telnetd, an implementation of a telnet daemon, arbitrary remote code execution might have been possible via short writes or urgent data.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 2:1.9.4-2+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your inetutils-telnetd packages.

For the detailed security status of inetutils please refer to its security tracker page at:

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