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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2001-0779

Buffer overflow in rpc.yppasswdd (yppasswd server) in Solaris 2.6, 7 and 8 allows remote attackers to gain root access via a long username.
Publish Date : 2001-10-18 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
10.0
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Overflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Solaris 7 rpc.yppasswdd Buffer Overrun Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:102 unix
Solaris 8 rpc.yppasswdd Buffer Overrun Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:56 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2001-0779

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS SUN Solaris 2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS SUN Solaris 2.6 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS SUN Solaris 7.0 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS SUN Solaris 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS SUN Solaris 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS SUN Solaris 8.0 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
SUN Solaris 6

- References For CVE-2001-0779

http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/m-008.shtml
CIAC M-008
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/187086
BUGTRAQ 20010528 solaris 2.6, 7 yppasswd vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2763
BID 2763 Multiple Vendor rpc.yppasswdd Buffer Overrun Vulnerability Release Date:2001-05-10
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/200110041632.JAA28125@dim.ucsd.edu
BUGTRAQ 20011004 Patches for Solaris rpc.yppasswdd available
http://xforce.iss.net/static/6629.php
XF solaris-yppasswd-bo(6629)
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/327281
CERT-VN VU#327281
http://sunsolve.sun.com/pub-cgi/retrieve.pl?doctype=coll&doc=secbull/209
SUN 00209

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2001-0779

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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