CVE-2007-0956

NameCVE-2007-0956
DescriptionThe telnet daemon (telnetd) in MIT krb5 before 1.6.1 allows remote attackers to bypass authentication and gain system access via a username beginning with a '-' character, a similar issue to CVE-2007-0882.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1276-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
krb5 (PTS)buster1.17-3+deb10u4fixed
buster (security)1.17-3+deb10u6fixed
bullseye1.18.3-6+deb11u4fixed
bullseye (security)1.18.3-6+deb11u3fixed
bookworm1.20.1-2+deb12u1fixed
sid, trixie1.21.2-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
krb5sourcesarge1.3.6-2sarge4DSA-1276-1
krb5sourceetch1.4.4-7etch1DSA-1276-1
krb5source(unstable)1.4.4-8high

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