Current Description

String parsing error in rpc.kstatd in the linuxnfs or knfsd packages in SuSE and possibly other Linux systems allows remote attackers to gain root privileges.

Basic Data

PublishedOctober 20, 2000
Last ModifiedSeptember 10, 2008
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
Exploitability Score10.0
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
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux6.1*******
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux6.1alpha******
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux6.2*******
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux6.3*******
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux6.3*ppc*****
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux6.3alpha******
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux6.4*******
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux6.4*ppc*****
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux6.4alpha******

Vulnerable Software List

Suse Suse Linux 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4


20000810 Security Hole in knfsd, all versions