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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2000-1010

Format string vulnerability in talkd in OpenBSD and possibly other BSD-based OSes allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a user name that contains format characters.
Publish Date : 2000-12-11 Last Update Date : 2017-10-09
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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

- Products Affected By CVE-2000-1010

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Openbsd Openbsd 2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Openbsd Openbsd 2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Openbsd Openbsd 2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Openbsd Openbsd 2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Openbsd Openbsd 2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Redhat Linux 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Redhat Linux 5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Redhat Linux 5.2 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Redhat Linux 5.2 I386 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Redhat Linux 5.2 Sparc Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Openbsd Openbsd 5
Redhat Linux 5

- References For CVE-2000-1010
XF linux-talkd-overwrite-root
BUGTRAQ 20001006 talkd [WAS: Re: OpenBSD Security Advisory]
BID 1764 BSD talkd Remote Format String Vulnerability Release Date:2000-10-05

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2000-1010

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