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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2000-1040

Format string vulnerability in logging function of ypbind 3.3, while running in debug mode, leaks file descriptors and allows an attacker to cause a denial of service.
Publish Date : 2000-12-11 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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) Denial Of Service
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 2000-10-18
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- Products Affected By CVE-2000-1040

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Suse Suse Linux 6.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Suse Suse Linux 6.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Suse Suse Linux 6.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Suse Suse Linux 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Suse Suse Linux 4

- References For CVE-2000-1040
XF ypbind-printf-format-string(5394)
BUGTRAQ 20001030 Trustix Security Advisory - ping gnupg ypbind
BUGTRAQ 20001025 Immunix OS Security Update for ypbind package
SUSE SuSE-SA:2000:042
REDHAT RHSA-2000:086
BID 1820 S.u.S.E. ypbind-mt Format String Vulnerability Release Date:2000-10-18
DEBIAN 20001014 nis: local exploit
CALDERA CSSA-2000-039.0

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2000-1040

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