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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-2000-1208
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:06:53
Published 12 Aug 2002 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2000-1208

Summary

Format string vulnerability in startprinting() function of printjob.c in BSD-based lpr lpd package may allow local users to gain privileges via an improper syslog call that uses format strings from the checkremote() call.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Netbsd 1.4

  • Netbsd 1.4.1

  • Netbsd 1.4.2

  • Openbsd 2.7

  • Redhat Linux 7.0

Application

  • Immunix 6.2


References

REDHAT - RHSA-2000:066

XF - lpr-checkremote-format-string(5286)

BID - 1711

BUGTRAQ - 20001004 Immunix OS Security Update for lpr

BUGTRAQ - 20000925 Format strings: bug #1: BSD-lpr


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:36:04