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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2000-0763

xlockmore and xlockf do not properly cleanse user-injected format strings, which allows local users to gain root privileges via the -d option.
Publish Date : 2000-10-20 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2000-0763

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application David Bagley Xlock 4.16 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application David Bagley Xlock 4.16.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
David Bagley Xlock 2

- References For CVE-2000-0763

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-08/0212.html
BUGTRAQ 20000817 Conectiva Linux Security Announcement - xlockmore
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1585
BID 1585 xlockmore User Supplied Format String Vulnerability Release Date:2000-08-15
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/freebsd/2000-08/0340.html
FREEBSD FreeBSD-SA-00:44.xlockmore
http://www.debian.org/security/2000/20000816
DEBIAN 20000816 xlockmore: possible shadow file compromise
http://www.securityfocus.com/templates/archive.pike?list=1&msg=20000815231724.A14694@subterrain.net
BUGTRAQ 20000816 xlock vulnerability
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-08/0294.html
BUGTRAQ 20000823 MDKSA-2000:038 - xlockmore update

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2000-0763

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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