USN-6304-1: Inetutils vulnerabilities
22 August 2023
Inetutils could be made to crash or execute arbitrary code.
- inetutils - File Transfer Protocol client
It was discovered that telnetd in GNU Inetutils incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash. This issue
only affected Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (CVE-2022-39028)
It was discovered that Inetutils incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information,
or execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.