CVE-2000-1221

Current Description

The line printer daemon (lpd) in the lpr package in multiple Linux operating systems authenticates by comparing the reverse-resolved hostname of the local machine to the hostname of the print server as returned by gethostname, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended access controls by modifying the DNS for the attacking IP.

Basic Data

PublishedJanuary 08, 2000
Last ModifiedJuly 11, 2017
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: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
SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score10.0
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
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.5*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.5.1*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.5.2*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.5.3*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.5.4*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.5.5*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.5.6*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.5.7*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.5.8*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.5.9*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.5.10*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.5.11*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.5.12*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.5.13*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.5.14f*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.5.14m*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.5.15f*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.5.15m*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.5.16f*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.5.16m*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.5.17f*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.5.17m*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.5.18f*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.5.18m*******
  • OR - Configuration 2
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSDebianDebian Linux2.1*******
    2.3OSRedhatLinux4.1*******
    2.3OSRedhatLinux4.2*******
    2.3OSRedhatLinux5.0*******
    2.3OSRedhatLinux5.2*i386*****
    2.3OSRedhatLinux6.0*******
    2.3OSRedhatLinux6.1*i386*****

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Debian Debian Linux 2.1
Redhat Linux 4.1, 4.2, 5.0, 5.2, 6.0, 6.1
Sgi Irix 6.5, 6.5.1, 6.5.10, 6.5.11, 6.5.12, 6.5.13, 6.5.14f, 6.5.14m, 6.5.15f, 6.5.15m, 6.5.16f, 6.5.16m, 6.5.17f, 6.5.17m, 6.5.18f, 6.5.18m, 6.5.2, 6.5.3, 6.5.4, 6.5.5, 6.5.6, 6.5.7, 6.5.8, 6.5.9

References

NameSourceURLTags
20021104-01-Pftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20021104-01-PSGIPatch
RHSA-2000:002http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2000-002.htmlREDHAT
A010800-vhttp://www.atstake.com/research/advisories/2000/lpd_advisory.txtATSTAKE
20000109 lpr -- access control problem and root exploithttp://www.debian.org/security/2000/20000109DEBIANPatch
VU#30308http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/30308CERT-VNUS Government Resource
20000108 Quadruple Inverted Backfliphttp://www.l0pht.com/advisories/lpd_advisoryL0PHT
927http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/927BID
redhat-lpd-auth(3840)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/3840XF