Vulnerability Name:

CVE-2000-0963 (CCN-44487)

Assigned:2000-10-09
Published:2000-10-09
Updated:2017-07-11
Summary:Buffer overflow in ncurses library allows local users to execute arbitrary commands via long environmental information such as TERM or TERMINFO_DIRS.
CVSS v3 Severity:5.9 Medium (CCN CVSS v3.1 Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): Low
Availibility (A): Low
CVSS v2 Severity:7.2 High (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
5.3 Medium (Temporal CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C/E:U/RL:OF/RC: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
4.6 Medium (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
3.4 Low (CCN Temporal CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Athentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availibility (A): Partial
Vulnerability Type:CWE-Other
Vulnerability Consequences:Gain Access
References:Source: CCN
Type: BugTraq Mailing List, Mon Oct 09 2000 - 14:42:49 CDT
ncurses buffer overflows

Source: MITRE
Type: CNA
CVE-2000-0963

Source: CCN
Type: RHSA-2000-115
New ncurses packages fixing buffer overrun available

Source: CALDERA
Type: Patch, Vendor Advisory
CSSA-2000-036.0

Source: CCN
Type: GNU Web site
Announcing ncurses 5.6

Source: CCN
Type: OSVDB ID: 6142
Multiple Vendor libncurses TERM / TERMINFO_DIRS Overflow

Source: BUGTRAQ
Type: UNKNOWN
20001009 ncurses buffer overflows

Source: BID
Type: Exploit, Patch, Vendor Advisory
1142

Source: CCN
Type: BID-1142
ncurses TERMCAP Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
gnu-ncurses-term-terminfodirs-bo(44487)

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
gnu-ncurses-term-terminfodirs-bo(44487)

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/a:immunix:immunix:6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/a:immunix:immunix:7.0_beta:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Configuration 2:
  • cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd:3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd:3.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd:4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd:4.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd:4.1.1:stable:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:redhat:linux:6.2:*:alpha:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:redhat:linux:6.2:*:i386:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:redhat:linux:6.2:*:sparc:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:redhat:linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Configuration CCN 1:
  • cpe:/a:gnu:ncurses:4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/a:gnu:ncurses:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • * Denotes that component is vulnerable
    BACK
    immunix immunix 6.2
    immunix immunix 7.0_beta
    freebsd freebsd 3.4
    freebsd freebsd 3.5.1
    freebsd freebsd 4.0
    freebsd freebsd 4.1
    freebsd freebsd 4.1.1
    freebsd freebsd 4.1.1 stable
    redhat linux 6.2
    redhat linux 6.2
    redhat linux 6.2
    redhat linux 7.0
    gnu ncurses 4.2
    gnu ncurses 5.0