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CVE-2004-2300 Detail

Description

Buffer overflow in snmpd in ucd-snmp 4.2.6 and earlier, when installed setuid root, allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a long -p command line argument. NOTE: it is not clear whether there are any standard configurations in which snmpd is installed setuid or setgid. If not, then this issue should not be included in CVE.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/31/2004

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-2300
Original release date:
12/31/2004
Last revised:
07/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally 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 (08/30/2006)

Not vulnerable. We did not ship snmpd setuid root in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.packetstormsecurity.org/0405-advisories/snmpdadv.txt Exploit; Vendor Advisory External Source MISC http://www.packetstormsecurity.org/0405-advisories/snmpdadv.txt
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10396 External Source BID 10396
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/16245 External Source XF ucd-snmpd-command-bo(16245)

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