Current Description

Buffer overflow in pam_smb and pam_ntdom pluggable authentication modules (PAM) allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a login with a long user name.

Basic Data

PublishedNovember 14, 2000
Last ModifiedSeptember 05, 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
    2.3ApplicationDave AirliePam Smb1.1.5*******
    2.3ApplicationLuke Kenneth Casson LeightonPam Ntdom0.23*******

Vulnerable Software List

Dave Airlie Pam Smb 1.1.5
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton Pam Ntdom 0.23


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