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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-2000-0996
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:22:23
Published 19 Dec 2000 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2000-0996

Summary

Format string vulnerability in OpenBSD su program (and possibly other BSD-based operating systems) allows local attackers to gain root privileges via a malformed shell.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Openbsd


References

MISC - ftp://ftp.openbsd.org/pub/OpenBSD/patches/2.7/common/028_format_strings.patch

XF - bsd-su-format

OSVDB - 6124


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:58