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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
Description Last Modified:  12/31/2004

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
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 (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
http://www.packetstormsecurity.org/0405-advisories/snmpdadv.txt Exploit Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10396
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/16245

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-2300
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2004
NVD Last Modified:
07/10/2017