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Overview

Vulnerability Score 10.0 10.0
CVE Id CVE-2000-0491
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:04:48
Published 24 May 2000 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2000-0491

Summary

Buffer overflow in the XDMCP parsing code of GNOME gdm, KDE kdm, and wdm allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands or cause a denial of service via a long FORWARD_QUERY request.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Caldera Openlinux

  • Suse Linux 6.2

  • Suse Linux 6.4

Application

  • Gnome Gdm 1.0


References

CALDERA - CSSA-2000-013.0

BID - 1370

BID - 1279

BID - 1233

SUSE - 20000524 Security hole in gdm <= 2.0beta4-25

BUGTRAQ - 20000607 Conectiva Linux Security Announcement - gdm

BUGTRAQ - 20000521 "gdm" remote hole


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:44