CVE-2000-0491

Current Description

Buffer overflow in the XDMCP parsing code of GNOME gdm, KDE kdm, and wdm allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands or cause a denial of service via a long FORWARD_QUERY request.

Basic Data

PublishedMay 24, 2000
Last ModifiedSeptember 10, 2008
Assignercve@mitre.org
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:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score10.0
SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score10.0
Obtain All Privilegetrue
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationGnomeGdm1.0*******
  • OR - Configuration 2
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSCalderaOpenlinux********
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux6.2*******
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux6.4*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Gnome Gdm 1.0
Caldera Openlinux *
Suse Suse Linux 6.2, 6.4

References

NameSourceURLTags
CSSA-2000-013.0ftp://ftp.calderasystems.com/pub/OpenLinux/security/CSSA-2000-013.0.txtCALDERAPATCH Vendor Advisory
20000521 "gdm" remote holehttp://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-05/0241.htmlBUGTRAQ
20000607 Conectiva Linux Security Announcement - gdmhttp://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-06/0025.htmlBUGTRAQ
20000524 Security hole in gdm <= 2.0beta4-25http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/suse_security_announce_49.htmlSUSE
1233http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1233BID
1279http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1279BID
1370http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1370BID