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telnet must be enabled for these to be abused
Authored by: dierauer on Feb 25, '03 05:35:48PM

From the explanation, it seems clear that telnet must be enabled for these to be a security hole. Since recent versions of OS X have telnet disabled by default, this doesn't strike me as a big issue for your average OS X user/admin.



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telnet must be enabled for these to be abused
Authored by: adashiel on Feb 25, '03 11:18:25PM

Telnet is disabled by default only in the sense that someone can't telnet to port 23 and shell into an account on your Mac. However, if you are running sendmail, someone still can telnet to port 25 (SMTP) and do an EXPN or VRFY.



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