Current Description

The default installation of Debian GNU/Linux uses an insecure Master Boot Record (MBR) which allows a local user to boot from a floppy disk during the installation.

Basic Data

PublishedFebruary 02, 2000
Last ModifiedOctober 18, 2016
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.2
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score10.0
Obtain All Privilegetrue
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSDebianDebian Linux2.0*******
    2.3OSDebianDebian Linux2.0r5******
    2.3OSDebianDebian Linux2.1*******
    2.3OSDebianDebian Linux2.2*******
    2.3OSDebianDebian Linux2.2*pre_potato*****

Vulnerable Software List

Debian Debian Linux 2.0, 2.1, 2.2


20000202 vulnerability in Linux Debian default boot configuration