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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2000-0545

Buffer overflow in mailx mail command (aka Mail) on Linux systems allows local users to gain privileges via a long -c (carbon copy) parameter.
Publish Date : 2000-08-08 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) OverflowGain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2000-0545

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application SGI Mailx 3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application SGI Mailx 4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application SGI Mailx 5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application SGI Mailx 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application SGI Mailx 6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application SGI Mailx 6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application SGI Mailx 6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application SGI Mailx 6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application SGI Mailx 6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
SGI Mailx 9

- References For CVE-2000-0545

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-05/0435.html
BUGTRAQ 20000602 /usr/bin/Mail exploit for Slackware 7.0 (mail-slack.c)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1305
BID 1305 BSD mailx 8.1.1-10 Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
http://www.debian.org/security/2000/20000605
DEBIAN 20000605 mailx: mail group exploit in mailx

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2000-0545

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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