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Overview

Vulnerability Score 4.6 4.6
CVE Id CVE-2000-0901
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:22:09
Published 19 Dec 2000 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2000-0901

Summary

Format string vulnerability in screen 3.9.5 and earlier allows local users to gain root privileges via format characters in the vbell_msg initialization variable.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Juergen Weigert Screen 3.9.3

  • Juergen Weigert Screen 3.9.4

  • Juergen Weigert Screen 3.9.5


References

XF - screen-format-string

BID - 1641

BUGTRAQ - 20000905 screen 3.9.5 root vulnerability

REDHAT - RHSA-2000:058

SUSE - 20000906 screen format string parsing security problem

MANDRAKE - MDKSA-2000:044

BUGTRAQ - 20000906 Screen-3.7.6 local compromise

FREEBSD - FreeBSD-SA-00:46


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:55