Vulnerability Name:

CVE-2000-0918 (CCN-2266)

Assigned:1999-06-08
Published:1999-06-08
Updated:2008-09-05
Summary:Format string vulnerability in kvt in KDE 1.1.2 may allow local users to execute arbitrary commands via a DISPLAY environmental variable that contains formatting characters.
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-1999-015.0
kvt allows any local user to obtain super user privilege

Source: MITRE
Type: CNA
CVE-2000-0373

Source: MITRE
Type: CNA
CVE-2000-0918

Source: CCN
Type: RHSA-1999:015-01
KDE update for Red Hat Linux 6.0

Source: CCN
Type: OSVDB ID: 12989
KDE kvt Format String Arbitrary Local Command Execution

Source: CCN
Type: OSVDB ID: 7938
KDE kvt Unspecified Multiple Local Privilege Escalation

Source: BUGTRAQ
Type: Patch
20000919 kvt format bug

Source: BID
Type: Patch, Vendor Advisory
1700

Source: CCN
Type: BID-1700
KDE kvt Format String Vulnerability

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
kde-kvt(2266)

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/a:kde:kvt:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Configuration CCN 1:
  • cpe:/o:redhat:linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • * Denotes that component is vulnerable
    BACK
    kde kvt 1.1.2
    redhat linux *