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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2000-0573

The lreply function in wu-ftpd 2.6.0 and earlier does not properly cleanse an untrusted format string, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via the SITE EXEC command.
Publish Date : 2000-07-07 Last Update Date : 2018-05-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat 2000-06-23
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- Products Affected By CVE-2000-0573

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS HP Hp-ux 11.00 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
HP Hp-ux 1

- References For CVE-2000-0573[email protected]
BUGTRAQ 20000623 ftpd: the advisory version
AUSCERT AA-2000.02
XF wuftp-format-string-stack-overwrite(4773)
CERT CA-2000-13
REDHAT RHSA-2000:039
CALDERA CSSA-2000-020.0
BUGTRAQ 20000622 WuFTPD: Providing *remote* root since at least1994
BUGTRAQ 20000707 New Released Version of the WuFTPD Sploit
BUGTRAQ 20000623 WUFTPD 2.6.0 remote root exploit
BUGTRAQ 20000702 [Security Announce] wu-ftpd update
NETBSD NetBSD-SA2000-009
BID 1387 Wu-Ftpd Remote Format String Stack Overwrite Vulnerability Release Date:2007-11-15

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2000-0573

WU-FTPD SITE EXEC/INDEX Format String Vulnerability
This module exploits a format string vulnerability in versions of the Washington University FTP server older than 2.6.1. By executing specially crafted SITE EXEC or SITE INDEX commands containing format specifiers, an attacker can corrupt memory and execute arbitrary code.
Module type : exploit Rank : great Platforms : Linux

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