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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in BSD (affected version unknown). Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown function of the component Telnet Client. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a weak encryption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-311. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:
vulnerability in bsd telnet client with encryption and kerberos 4 authentication allows remote attackers to decrypt the session via sniffing.
The weakness was shared 03/03/1995 by FIRST as CA-1995-03 as confirmed advisory (CERT.org). It is possible to read the advisory at cert.org. This vulnerability is known as CVE-1999-1098. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1600 according to MITRE ATT&CK.
It is possible to mitigate the problem by adding an authentication mechanism.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.2
VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.2
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ExploitingClass: Weak encryption
Status: Not defined
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03/03/1995 +0 days 🔍
12/31/1998 +1399 days 🔍
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06/17/2014 +3726 days 🔍
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CVE: CVE-1999-1098 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 139 - Berkeley Telnet Kerberos Vulnerability
X-Force: 516 - Berkeley Telnet clients that support encryption can be decrypted easily
OSVDB: 4881 - BSD Telnet Client Kerberos Session Sniffing
EntryCreated: 06/17/2014 03:43 PM
Updated: 04/03/2019 02:10 PM
Changes: (1) advisory_person_nickname
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