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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-2000-0998
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:22:23
Published 11 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-2000-0998

Summary

Format string vulnerability in top program allows local attackers to gain root privileges via the "kill" or "renice" function.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Freebsd 3.5

  • Freebsd 3.5.1

  • Freebsd 4.0

  • Freebsd 4.1

  • Freebsd 4.1.1


References

BID - 1895

FREEBSD - FreeBSD-SA-00:62

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


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:58