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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
Description Last Modified:  03/26/2001

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
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
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
http://www.debian.org/security/2001/dsa-016
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2296 Exploit Patch Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/6020

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2001-0187
NVD Published Date:
03/26/2001
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2017