CVE-2000-0998

Current Description

Format string vulnerability in top program allows local attackers to gain root privileges via the "kill" or "renice" function.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 11, 2000
Last ModifiedSeptember 05, 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: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
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd3.5*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd3.5stable******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd3.5.1*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd3.5.1release******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd3.5.1stable******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd4.0*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd4.0alpha******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd4.1*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd4.1.1*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Freebsd Freebsd 3.5, 3.5.1, 4.0, 4.1, 4.1.1

References

NameSourceURLTags
FreeBSD-SA-00:62ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/CERT/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-00:62.top.v1.1.ascFREEBSDPatch Vendor Advisory
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.patchMISC
1895http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1895BIDPatch Vendor Advisory