Status:

Entry

Description:

Telnet allows a remote client to specify environment variables including LD_LIBRARY_PATH, allowing an attacker to bypass the normal system libraries and gain root access.

Reference:

  • CERT:CA-95:14.Telnetd_Environment_Vulnerability
  • XF:linkerbug
CVE IDProtocolSoursePortTargetPort
CVE-1999-0073tcpany23

Other Vulnerabilities:

Year CEV (3053)
Common Vulnerabilities
and Exposures
CAN (20174)
Candidate
1999CVE-1999 (821)CAN-1999 (749 )
2000CVE-2000 (808)CAN-2000 (423 )
2001CVE-2001 (625)CAN-2001 (934 )
2002CVE-2002 (643)CAN-2002 (1566)
2003CVE-2003 (81 )CAN-2003 (1236)
2004CVE-2004 (75 )CAN-2004 (2601)
2005-CAN-2005 (4825)
2006-CAN-2006 (6982)
2007-CAN-2007 (858 )