Vulnerability Name:

CVE-2000-0312 (CCN-3335)

Assigned:1999-09-30
Published:1999-09-30
Updated:2008-09-05
Summary:cron in OpenBSD 2.5 allows local users to gain root privileges via an argv[] that is not NULL terminated, which is passed to cron's fake popen function.
CVSS v3 Severity:9.3 Critical (CCN CVSS v3.1 Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Changed
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availibility (A): High
CVSS v2 Severity:7.2 High (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availibility (A): Complete
7.2 High (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Athentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availibility (A): Complete
Vulnerability Type:CWE-Other
Vulnerability Consequences:Gain Privileges
References:Source: CCN
Type: Caldera International, Inc. Security Advisory CSSA-1999-023.0
serious security problem in cron

Source: MITRE
Type: CNA
CVE-1999-0769

Source: MITRE
Type: CNA
CVE-2000-0312

Source: CCN
Type: RHSA-1999:030-02
Buffer overflow in cron daemon

Source: CCN
Type: OpenBSD Security Advisory, August 30, 1999
In cron(8), make sure argv[] is NULL terminated in the fake popen() and run sendmail as the user, not as root

Source: OPENBSD
Type: Patch
19990830 In cron(8), make sure argv[] is NULL terminated in the fake popen() and run sendmail as the user, not as root.

Source: CCN
Type: OSVDB ID: 1061
Vixie Cron MAILTO Sendmail Variable Manipulation

Source: CCN
Type: BID-611
Vixie Cron MAILTO Sendmail Vulnerability

Source: CCN
Type: SuSE Security Announcement #15
cron-3.0.1-75 (Vixie Cron) and previous versions

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
cron-sendmail-root(3335)

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/o:openbsd:openbsd:2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Configuration CCN 1:
  • cpe:/o:openbsd:openbsd:2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:redhat:linux:5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:caldera:openlinux:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:caldera:openlinux:2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • * Denotes that component is vulnerable
    BACK
    openbsd openbsd 2.5
    openbsd openbsd 2.3
    suse suse linux *
    redhat linux 5.2
    caldera openlinux 2.2
    caldera openlinux 2.3