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UNIRAS Brief - 86/04 - CIAC Security Bulletin - Novell iChain Telnet Service Vulnerability



 
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   UNIRAS (UK Govt CERT) Briefing Notice - 86/04 dated 26.02.04  Time: 10:20  
  UNIRAS is part of NISCC (National Infrastructure Security Co-ordination Centre)
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CIAC Security Bulletin:

Novell iChain Telnet Service Vulnerability.


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A remote attacker can connect and provide an arbitrary password to obtain 
unauthorized access. 


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                       The U.S. Department of Energy
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                             INFORMATION BULLETIN

                   Novell iChain Telnet Service Vulnerability

February 13, 2004 18:00 GMT                                       Number O-080
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PROBLEM:       The iChain server contains a vulnerability in its telnet 
               service. 
PLATFORM:      Novell iChain version 2.2 Field Patch 3a and prior. 
DAMAGE:        A remote attacker can connect and provide an arbitrary password 
               to obtain unauthorized access. 
SOLUTION:      Install the security patch. 
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VULNERABILITY  The risk is HIGH. The telnet server is enabled by default, and 
ASSESSMENT:    cannot be disabled. 
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LINKS: 
 CIAC BULLETIN:      http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/o-080.shtml 
 ORIGINAL BULLETIN:  http://www.novell.com/products/ichain/ 
 CVE/CAN:            http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name= 
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