Vulnerability Name:

CVE-2000-0999 (CCN-5637)

Summary:Format string vulnerabilities in OpenBSD ssh program (and possibly other BSD-based operating systems) allow attackers to gain root privileges.
CVSS v3 Severity:10.0 Critical (CCN CVSS v3.1 Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Network
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:10.0 High (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availibility (A): Complete
10.0 High (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Network
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 Access
References:Source: MISC
Type: Patch, Vendor Advisory

Source: MITRE
Type: CNA

Source: CCN
Type: OpenBSD Security Advisory, October 6, 2000
There are printf-style format string bugs in several privileged programs.

Source: CCN
Type: OSVDB ID: 7555
OpenBSD ssh Format String Privilege Escalation

Source: XF

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/a:openbsd:openssh:4.5:-:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Configuration CCN 1:
  • cpe:/o:openbsd:openbsd:2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:openbsd:openbsd:2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:openbsd:openbsd:2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:openbsd:openbsd:2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:openbsd:openbsd:2.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • * Denotes that component is vulnerable
    openbsd openssh 4.5
    openbsd openbsd 2.3
    openbsd openbsd 2.4
    openbsd openbsd 2.5
    openbsd openbsd 2.6
    openbsd openbsd 2.7