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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2000-0844

Some functions that implement the locale subsystem on Unix do not properly cleanse user-injected format strings, which allows local attackers to execute arbitrary commands via functions such as gettext and catopen.
Publish Date : 2000-11-14 Last Update Date : 2009-01-20
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
10.0
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 264

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat 2000-09-04
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- Products Affected By CVE-2000-0844

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Caldera Openlinux Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Caldera Openlinux Ebuilder 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Caldera Openlinux Eserver 2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Conectiva Linux 4.0es Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Conectiva Linux 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Conectiva Linux 4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Conectiva Linux 4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Conectiva Linux 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Conectiva Linux 5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Debian Debian Linux 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Debian Debian Linux 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Debian Debian Linux 2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Debian Debian Linux 2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS IBM AIX 3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS IBM AIX 3.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS IBM AIX 3.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS IBM AIX 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS IBM AIX 4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS IBM AIX 4.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS IBM AIX 4.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS IBM AIX 4.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS IBM AIX 4.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS IBM AIX 4.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS IBM AIX 4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS IBM AIX 4.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS IBM AIX 4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS IBM AIX 4.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS IBM AIX 4.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Immunix Immunix 6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 OS Redhat Linux 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 OS Redhat Linux 5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 OS Redhat Linux 5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 OS Redhat Linux 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 OS Redhat Linux 6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 OS Redhat Linux 6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 OS SGI Irix 6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 OS SGI Irix 6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 OS SGI Irix 6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 OS SGI Irix 6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 OS SGI Irix 6.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 OS SGI Irix 6.5.2m Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 OS SGI Irix 6.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 OS SGI Irix 6.5.3f Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 OS SGI Irix 6.5.3m Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 OS SGI Irix 6.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 OS SGI Irix 6.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 OS SGI Irix 6.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 OS SGI Irix 6.5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 OS Slackware Slackware Linux 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 OS Slackware Slackware Linux 7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 OS SUN Solaris 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 OS SUN Solaris 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 OS SUN Solaris 2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 OS SUN Solaris 2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 OS SUN Solaris 2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 OS SUN Solaris 2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 OS SUN Solaris 2.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 OS SUN Solaris 2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 OS SUN Solaris 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 OS SUN Solaris 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 OS Suse Suse Linux 6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 OS Suse Suse Linux 6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 OS Suse Suse Linux 6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 OS Suse Suse Linux 6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 OS Suse Suse Linux 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 OS Trustix Secure Linux 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 OS Trustix Secure Linux 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 OS Turbolinux Turbolinux 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 OS Turbolinux Turbolinux 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 OS Turbolinux Turbolinux 6.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 OS Turbolinux Turbolinux 6.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 OS Turbolinux Turbolinux 6.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Caldera Openlinux 1
Caldera Openlinux Ebuilder 1
Caldera Openlinux Eserver 1
Conectiva Linux 6
Debian Debian Linux 4
IBM AIX 15
Immunix Immunix 1
Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 2
Redhat Linux 6
SGI Irix 13
Slackware Slackware Linux 2
SUN Solaris 10
Suse Suse Linux 5
Trustix Secure Linux 2
Turbolinux Turbolinux 5

- References For CVE-2000-0844

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-08/0436.html
BUGTRAQ 20000902 Conectiva Linux Security Announcement - glibc
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-10/0427.html
AIXAPAR IY13753
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/tru64/2000-q4/0000.html
COMPAQ SSRT0689U
http://www.calderasystems.com/support/security/advisories/CSSA-2000-030.0.txt
CALDERA CSSA-2000-030.0
http://www.debian.org/security/2000/20000902
DEBIAN 20000902 glibc: local root exploit
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/adv5_draht_glibc_txt.html
SUSE 20000906 glibc locale security problem
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2000-057.html
REDHAT RHSA-2000:057
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/5176
XF unix-locale-format-string(5176)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1634
BID 1634 Multiple Vendor Locale Subsystem Format String Vulnerability Release Date:2000-09-04
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-08/0457.html
BUGTRAQ 20000904 UNIX locale format string vulnerability
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20000901-01-P
SGI 20000901-01-P

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2000-0844

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


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