Bug 1616499 (CVE-2000-0666) - CVE-2000-0666 security flaw
Summary: CVE-2000-0666 security flaw
Alias: CVE-2000-0666
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: public=20000716
Keywords: Security
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-08-16 01:00 UTC by Stephen Herr
Modified: 2019-06-13 19:42 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-08-16 01:00:36 UTC

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Description Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 01:00:30 UTC
Flaw bug created to hold information about an old flaw we knew something about. For more details see the MITRE CVE description.

Comment 1 Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 17:02:26 UTC
MITRE description:

rpc.statd in the nfs-utils package in various Linux distributions does not properly cleanse untrusted format strings, which allows remote attackers to gain root privileges.

Comment 2 Stephen Herr 2019-06-13 19:05:11 UTC

This issue has been addressed in nfs-utils packages as shipped in Red Hat Linux 6.2 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2000-043.html.

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