Current Description

Format string vulnerability in ypbind-mt in SuSE SuSE-6.2, and possibly other Linux operating systems, allows an attacker to gain root privileges.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 11, 2000
Last ModifiedOctober 10, 2017
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 Linux6.2*******
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux6.3*******
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux6.4*******
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux7.0*******

Vulnerable Software List

Suse Suse Linux 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 7.0


SuSE-SA:2000:042 Vendor Advisory
1820 Vendor Advisory