Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-0882

Argument injection vulnerability in the telnet daemon (in.telnetd) in Solaris 10 and 11 (SunOS 5.10 and 5.11) misinterprets certain client "-f" sequences as valid requests for the login program to skip authentication, which allows remote attackers to log into certain accounts, as demonstrated by the bin account.
Published 2007-02-12 20:28:00
Updated 2018-10-30 16:25:12
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2007-0882

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 97.29%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 100 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

Metasploit modules for CVE-2007-0882

  • Sun Solaris Telnet Remote Authentication Bypass Vulnerability
    Disclosure Date: 2007-02-12
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits the argument injection vulnerability in the telnet daemon (in.telnetd) of Solaris 10 and 11. Authors: - MC <>

CVSS scores for CVE-2007-0882

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CWE ids for CVE-2007-0882

  • The product constructs all or part of a code segment using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the syntax or behavior of the intended code segment.
    Assigned by: (Primary)

References for CVE-2007-0882

Products affected by CVE-2007-0882

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