CVE-2000-0993

CVE information

Published

21 years ago

Last Modified

4 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

Format string vulnerability in pw_error function in BSD libutil library allows local users to gain root privileges via a malformed password in commands such as chpass or passwd..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
7.2/10
Exploit Score
3.9/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
10/10
Confidentiality Impact
Complete
Availability Impact
Complete
Integrity Impact
Complete

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:openbsd:openbsd:2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:openbsd:openbsd:2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:openbsd:openbsd:2.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:openbsd:openbsd:2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:openbsd:openbsd:2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -

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