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CVE-2001-0187 Detail

Description

Format string vulnerability in wu-ftp 2.6.1 and earlier, when running with debug mode enabled, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a malformed argument that is recorded in a PASV port assignment.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/26/2001

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2001-0187
Original release date:
03/26/2001
Last revised:
10/09/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
10.0 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/27/2006)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 ships with wu-ftp version 2.6.2 which is not vulnerable to this issue.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
ftp://ftp.wu-ftpd.org/pub/wu-ftpd/patches/apply_to_current/missing_format_strings.patch External Source CONFIRM ftp://ftp.wu-ftpd.org/pub/wu-ftpd/patches/apply_to_current/missing_format_strings.patch
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000443 External Source CONECTIVA CLA-2001:443
http://www.debian.org/security/2001/dsa-016 External Source DEBIAN DSA-016
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2296 Exploit; Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source BID 2296
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/6020 External Source XF wuftp-debug-format-string

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