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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2000-0668

pam_console PAM module in Linux systems allows a user to access the system console and reboot the system when a display manager such as gdm or kdm has XDMCP enabled.
Publish Date : 2000-07-27 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat 2000-07-21
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- Products Affected By CVE-2000-0668

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Conectiva Linux 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Conectiva Linux 4.0es * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Conectiva Linux 4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Conectiva Linux 4.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Conectiva Linux 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Conectiva Linux 5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Michael K. Johnson Pam Console 0.66 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Michael K. Johnson Pam Console 0.72 Unpatched * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Redhat Linux 6.0 * I386 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Redhat Linux 6.0 * Sparc * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Redhat Linux 6.0 * Alpha * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Redhat Linux 6.1 * I386 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Redhat Linux 6.1 * Sparc * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Redhat Linux 6.1 * Alpha * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Redhat Linux 6.2 * Alpha * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Redhat Linux 6.2 * I386 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Redhat Linux 6.2 * Sparc * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Conectiva Linux 6
Michael K. Johnson Pam Console 2
Redhat Linux 9

- References For CVE-2000-0668
XF linux-pam-console(5001)
BUGTRAQ 20000801 MDKSA-2000:029 pam update
BID 1513 Multiple Linux Vendor pam_console Remote User Vulnerability Release Date:2000-07-27
REDHAT RHSA-2000:044

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2000-0668

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