Vulnerability: Linux: KDE rlogin.protocol and telnet.protocol

KDE warns the implementation of the rlogin protocol and the telnet protocol in certain KDE systems could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system using the user’s account privileges.

All KDE 2 releases starting with KDE 2.1 and all KDE 3 releases (up to 3.0.4 and 3.1rc3) are affected by this vulnerability.

The KDE Security Advisory is available at: ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/security/OpenLinux/CSSA-2003-012.0.txt

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