CVE-2000-0996

Current Description

Format string vulnerability in OpenBSD su program (and possibly other BSD-based operating systems) allows local attackers to gain root privileges via a malformed shell.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 19, 2000
Last ModifiedMay 03, 2018
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: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
SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score3.9
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
    2.3OSOpenbsdOpenbsd********

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Openbsd Openbsd *

References

NameSourceURLTags
ftp://ftp.openbsd.org/pub/OpenBSD/patches/2.7/common/028_format_strings.patchftp://ftp.openbsd.org/pub/OpenBSD/patches/2.7/common/028_format_strings.patchMISCPATCH
6124http://www.osvdb.org/6124OSVDB
bsd-su-format(5636)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/5636XF