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yppasswdd overflow

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Gain a shell remotely

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Mitigation

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

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

Solution

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

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)