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Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2000-0991
Last Modified 20 Aug 2013 12:10:27
Published 19 Dec 2000 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Buffer overflow in Hilgraeve, Inc. HyperTerminal client on Windows 98, ME, and 2000 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a long telnet URL, aka the "HyperTerminal Buffer Overflow" vulnerability.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Hilgraeve Hyperterminal 6.0


XF - win-hyperterminal-telnet-bo

BID - 1815

MS - MS00-079

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:58