Bug 3006

Summary: telnetd doesn't negotiate binary option correctly
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: kdb
Component: telnetAssignee: Florian La Roche <laroche>
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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recommend getting a newer version of the telnetd code from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: