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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2000-1184
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:22:51
Published 09 Jan 2001 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2000-1184

Summary

telnetd in FreeBSD 4.2 and earlier, and possibly other operating systems, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service by specifying an arbitrary large file in the TERMCAP environmental variable, which consumes resources as the server processes the file.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Freebsd 3.0

  • Freebsd 3.5.1

  • Freebsd 4.0

  • Freebsd 4.1

  • Freebsd 4.1.1


References

FREEBSD - FreeBSD-SA-00:69

XF - telnetd-termcap-dos(5959)

OSVDB - 6083


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:36:04