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CVE-2001-0191

CVE information

Published

21 years ago

Last Modified

4 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

gnuserv before 3.12, as shipped with XEmacs, does not properly check the specified length of an X Windows MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE cookie, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a buffer overflow, or brute force authentication by using a short cookie length..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
10/10
Exploit Score
10/10
Access Vector
Network
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:a:andy_norman:gnuserv:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
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