CVE-2000-0594

Current Description

BitchX IRC client does not properly cleanse an untrusted format string, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via an invite to a channel whose name includes special formatting characters.

Basic Data

PublishedJuly 04, 2000
Last ModifiedOctober 10, 2017
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:N/I:N/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score5.0
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
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
    2.3ApplicationCalderaOpenlinux Desktop2.3*******
    2.3ApplicationCalderaOpenlinux Ebuilder2.3*******
  • OR - Configuration 2
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSCalderaOpenlinux Edesktop2.4*******
    2.3OSCalderaOpenlinux Eserver2.3*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd3.5*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd4.0*******
    2.3OSMandrakesoftMandrake Linux2007*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Freebsd Freebsd 3.5, 4.0
Caldera Openlinux Desktop 2.3
Caldera Openlinux Ebuilder 2.3
Caldera Openlinux Edesktop 2.4
Caldera Openlinux Eserver 2.3
Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 2007

References

NameSourceURLTags
20000704 BitchX exploit possibly waiting to happen, certain DoShttp://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-07/0026.htmlBUGTRAQ
20000707 CONECTIVA LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT - BitchXhttp://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-07/0098.htmlBUGTRAQ
20000707 BitchX updatehttp://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-07/0105.htmlBUGTRAQ
FreeBSD-SA-00:32http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/freebsd/2000-07/0042.htmlFREEBSD
20000704 BitchX /ignore bughttp://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/vuln-dev/2000-q3/0018.htmlVULN-DEV
CSSA-2000-022.0http://www.calderasystems.com/support/security/advisories/CSSA-2000-022.0.txtCALDERA
RHSA-2000:042http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2000-042.htmlREDHAT
1436http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1436BID
irc-bitchx-invite-dos(4897)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/4897XF