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CVE-2000-0491 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in the XDMCP parsing code of GNOME gdm, KDE kdm, and wdm allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands or cause a denial of service via a long FORWARD_QUERY request.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.calderasystems.com/pub/OpenLinux/security/CSSA-2000-013.0.txt Patch Vendor Advisory
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-05/0241.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-06/0025.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/suse_security_announce_49.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1233
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1279
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1370

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:caldera:openlinux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:suse:suse_linux:6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:suse:suse_linux:6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2000-0491
NVD Published Date:
05/24/2000
NVD Last Modified:
09/10/2008