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Bug 3006 - telnetd doesn't negotiate binary option correctly
Summary: telnetd doesn't negotiate binary option correctly
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: telnet
Version: 5.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Florian La Roche
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Reported: 1999-05-24 17:26 UTC by kdb
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2000-02-15 17:19:57 UTC

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Description kdb 1999-05-24 17:26:56 UTC
The problem is that the version of telnetd you use can not
negotiate out of binary mode and actually has several other
subtle bugs in telnet option negotiation.  I would
recommend getting a newer version of the telnetd code from
somewhere, but as a stop-gap adding the following line of
code to the end of wontoption() in state.c will fix the
problem we are encountering:


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