yppasswdd overflow

Published: 2008-10-24 18:15:31
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Recommendations:
disable this service if you don't use 26 it, or contact Sun for a patch

Summary:
The remote RPC service 100009 (yppasswdd) is vulnerable to a buffer overflow which allows any user to obtain a root shell on this host.

Solution Type:
Mitigation

Detection Type:
remote_analysis

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2001-0779

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2763

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0

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