Telnetd encrypt_keyid Remote Buffer Overflow Exploit

Buffer overflow in libtelnet/encrypt.c in various implementations of telnetd allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code with root permissions via a long encryption key. WARNING: This is an early release module. This is not the final version of this module. It is a pre-released version in order to deliver a module as quickly as possible to our customers that may be useful in some situations. Since this module is not the final version it may contain bugs or have limited functionality and may not have complete or accurate documentation.
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Vulnerabilty ID: 
CVE-2011-4862
Product Version: 
12.0
Released Date: 
Friday, January 6, 2012 - 00:00