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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2000-0606

Buffer overflow in kon program in Kanji on Console (KON) package on Linux may allow local users to gain root privileges via a long -StartupMessage parameter.
Publish Date : 2000-06-21 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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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) OverflowGain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2000-0606

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Debian Debian Linux 2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Debian Debian Linux 2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Redhat Linux 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Redhat Linux 5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Redhat Linux 5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Redhat Linux 6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Redhat Linux 6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 4
Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 3
Redhat Linux 5

- References For CVE-2000-0606
BID 1371 Multiple Linux Vendor KON (Kanji On Console) Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11[email protected]
BUGTRAQ 20000619 Problems with "kon2" package

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2000-0606

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