• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
telnetd in FreeBSD 4.2 and earlier, and possibly other operating systems, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service by specifying an arbitrary large file in the TERMCAP environmental variable, which consumes resources as the server processes the file.
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20010122 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
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