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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2001-0797

Buffer overflow in login in various System V based operating systems allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a large number of arguments through services such as telnet and rlogin.
Publish Date : 2001-12-12 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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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 CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
System V login Buffer Overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2025 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2001-0797

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS HP Hp-ux 10.00 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS HP Hp-ux 10.01 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS HP Hp-ux 10.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS HP Hp-ux 10.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS HP Hp-ux 10.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS HP Hp-ux 11.00 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS HP Hp-ux 11.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS HP Hp-ux 11.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS IBM AIX 4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS IBM AIX 4.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS IBM AIX 4.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS IBM AIX 4.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS IBM AIX 5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS SCO Openserver 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS SCO Openserver 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS SCO Openserver 5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS SCO Openserver 5.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS SCO Openserver 5.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS SCO Openserver 5.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS SCO Openserver 5.0.6a Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS SCO Openserver 5.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS SGI Irix 3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS SGI Irix 3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS SGI Irix 3.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS SGI Irix 3.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS SGI Irix 3.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS SUN Solaris 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS SUN Solaris 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS SUN Solaris 2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS SUN Solaris 2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 OS SUN Solaris 2.4 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 OS SUN Solaris 2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 OS SUN Solaris 2.5 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 OS SUN Solaris 2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 OS SUN Solaris 2.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 OS SUN Solaris 2.5.1 PPC Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 OS SUN Solaris 2.5.1 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 OS SUN Solaris 2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 OS SUN Solaris 2.6 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 OS SUN Solaris 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 OS SUN Solaris 7.0 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 OS SUN Solaris 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 OS SUN Solaris 8.0 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
HP Hp-ux 8
IBM AIX 5
SCO Openserver 8
SGI Irix 5
SUN Solaris 17

- References For CVE-2001-0797

ftp://stage.caldera.com/pub/security/openserver/CSSA-2001-SCO.40/CSSA-2001-SCO.40.txt
CALDERA CSSA-2001-SCO.40
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=100844757228307&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20011214 Sun Solaris login bug patches out
http://sunsolve.sun.com/pub-cgi/retrieve.pl?doctype=coll&doc=secbull/213
SUN 00213
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/search.wss?rs=0&q=IY26221&apar=only
AIXAPAR IY26221
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/246487
BUGTRAQ 20011219 Linux distributions and /bin/login overflow
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3681
BID 3681 Multiple Vendor System V Derived 'login' Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2007-11-15
http://xforce.iss.net/alerts/advise105.php
ISS 20011212 Buffer Overflow in /bin/login
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/569272
CERT-VN VU#569272
http://xforce.iss.net/static/7284.php
XF telnet-tab-bo(7284)
http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2001-34.html
CERT CA-2001-34
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20011201-01-I
SGI 20011201-01-I

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2001-0797

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


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