Weekly Vulnerabilities Reports > March 26 to April 1, 2001

Overview

30 new vulnerabilities reported during this period, including 8 critical vulnerabilities and 6 high severity vulnerabilities. This weekly summary report vulnerabilities in 37 products from 32 vendors including Redhat, Debian, Suse, Caldera, and Conectiva. Vulnerabilities are notably categorized as .

  • 20 reported vulnerabilities are remotely exploitables.
  • 30 reported vulnerabilities are exploitable by an anonymous user.
  • Redhat has the most reported vulnerabilities, with 4 reported vulnerabilities.
  • Redhat has the most reported critical vulnerabilities, with 2 reported vulnerabilities.

TOTAL
VULNERABILITIES
CRITICAL RISK
VULNERABILITIES
HIGH RISK
VULNERABILITIES
MEDIUM RISK
VULNERABILITIES
LOW RISK
VULNERABILITIES
REMOTELY
EXPLOITABLE
LOCALLY
EXPLOITABLE
EXPLOIT
AVAILABLE
EXPLOITABLE
ANONYMOUSLY
AFFECTING
WEB APPLICATION

Vulnerability Details

The following table list reported vulnerabilities for the period covered by this report:

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8 Critical Vulnerabilities

DATE CVE VENDOR VULNERABILITY CVSS
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0233 Matthew Smith
Debian
Redhat
Buffer overflow in micq client 0.4.6 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service, and possibly execute arbitrary commands, via a long Description field.
10.0
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0223 Spawar Navy MIL Remote Security vulnerability in Wwwwais.25.C

Buffer overflow in wwwwais allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a long QUERY_STRING (HTTP GET request).

10.0
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0209 Shoutcast Denial Of Service vulnerability in Shoutcast Dnas 1.7.1

Buffer overflow in Shoutcast Distributed Network Audio Server (DNAS) 1.7.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service, and possibly execute arbitrary commands, via a long description.

10.0
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0207 Pierre Beyssac Unspecified vulnerability in Pierre Beyssac Bing

Buffer overflow in bing allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a long hostname, which is copied to a small buffer after a reverse DNS lookup using the gethostbyaddr function.

10.0
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0203 Watchguard Unspecified vulnerability in Watchguard Firebox II

Watchguard Firebox II firewall allows users with read-only access to gain read-write access, and administrative privileges, by accessing a file that contains hashed passphrases, and using the hashes during authentication.

10.0
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0197 Icecast
Redhat
Format string vulnerability in print_client in icecast 1.3.8beta2 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands.
10.0
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0187 Washington University Unspecified vulnerability in Washington University Wu-Ftpd

Format string vulnerability in wu-ftp 2.6.1 and earlier, when running with debug mode enabled, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a malformed argument that is recorded in a PASV port assignment.

10.0
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0181 Caldera Unspecified vulnerability in Caldera products

Format string vulnerability in the error logging code of DHCP server and client in Caldera Linux allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands.

10.0

6 High Vulnerabilities

DATE CVE VENDOR VULNERABILITY CVSS
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0166 Macromedia Unspecified vulnerability in Macromedia Shockwave Flash Plugin 6.0/7.0/8.0

Macromedia Shockwave Flash plugin version 8 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via malformed tag length specifiers in a SWF file.

7.6
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0201 Umut Gokbayrak Unspecified vulnerability in Umut Gokbayrak Postaci 1.1.2/1.1.3

The Postaci frontend for PostgreSQL does not properly filter characters such as semicolons, which could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL queries via the deletecontact.php program.

7.5
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0183 Freebsd Unspecified vulnerability in Freebsd

ipfw and ip6fw in FreeBSD 4.2 and earlier allows remote attackers to bypass access restrictions by setting the ECE flag in a TCP packet, which makes the packet appear to be part of an established connection.

7.5
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0190 SUN Unspecified vulnerability in SUN Solaris and Sunos

Buffer overflow in /usr/bin/cu in Solaris 2.8 and earlier, and possibly other operating systems, allows local users to gain privileges by executing cu with a long program name (arg0).

7.2
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0176 Voyant Technologies Unspecified vulnerability in Voyant Technologies Sonata 3.0

The setuid doroot program in Voyant Sonata 3.x executes arbitrary command line arguments, which allows local users to gain root privileges.

7.2
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0172 Hans Reiser
Suse
Buffer overflow in ReiserFS 3.5.28 in SuSE Linux allows local users to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary commands by via a long directory name.
7.2

8 Medium Vulnerabilities

DATE CVE VENDOR VULNERABILITY CVSS
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0232 Ibrow Remote Security vulnerability in Ibrow News Desk 1.2

newsdesk.cgi in News Desk 1.2 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via shell metacharacters.

5.0
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0231 Ibrow Unspecified vulnerability in Ibrow News Desk 1.2

Directory traversal vulnerability in newsdesk.cgi in News Desk 1.2 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a ..

5.0
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0189 Intranet Server Unspecified vulnerability in Intranet-Server Localweb2000 1.1

Directory traversal vulnerability in LocalWEB2000 HTTP server allows remote attackers to read arbitrary commands via a ..

5.0
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0188 Goodtech Unspecified vulnerability in Goodtech FTP Server 95 98 and FTP Server NT 2000

GoodTech FTP server 3.0.1.2.1.0 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a flood of connections to the server, which causes it to crash.

5.0
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0185 Netopia Denial of Service vulnerability in Netopia R9100 Router

Netopia R9100 router version 4.6 allows authenticated users to cause a denial of service by using the router's telnet program to connect to the router's IP address, which causes a crash.

5.0
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0182 Checkpoint Unspecified vulnerability in Checkpoint Firewall-1 4.1

FireWall-1 4.1 with a limited-IP license allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service by sending a large number of spoofed IP packets with various source addresses to the inside interface, which floods the console with warning messages and consumes CPU resources.

5.0
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0177 Webmaster Unspecified vulnerability in Webmaster Conferenceroom 1.8.1

WebMaster ConferenceRoom 1.8.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a buddy relationship between the IRC server and a server clone.

5.0
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0175 Netscape Unspecified vulnerability in Netscape Fasttrack Server 4.0.1

The caching module in Netscape Fasttrack Server 4.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource exhaustion) by requesting a large number of non-existent URLs.

5.0

8 Low Vulnerabilities

DATE CVE VENDOR VULNERABILITY CVSS
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0184 Eeye Digital Security Denial of Service vulnerability in Eeye Digital Security Iris 1.0.1

eEye Iris 1.01 beta allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a malformed packet, which causes Iris to crash when a user views the packet.

2.6
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0235 Debian Unspecified vulnerability in Debian Linux 2.2

Vulnerability in crontab allows local users to read crontab files of other users by replacing the temporary file that is being edited while crontab is running.

2.1
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0219 HP Unspecified vulnerability in HP Hp-Ux

Vulnerability in Support Tools Manager (xstm,cstm,stm) in HP-UX 11.11 and earlier allows local users to cause a denial of service.

2.1
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0195 Debian Local Security vulnerability in Debian Linux 2.2

sash before 3.4-4 in Debian GNU/Linux does not properly clone /etc/shadow, which makes it world-readable and could allow local users to gain privileges via password cracking.

2.1
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0178 Conectiva
Caldera
Mandrakesoft
Suse
kdesu program in KDE2 (KDE before 2.2.0-6) does not properly verify the owner of a UNIX socket that is used to send a password, which allows local users to steal passwords and gain privileges.
2.1
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0170 Immunix
Conectiva
Debian
Redhat
glibc 2.1.9x and earlier does not properly clear the RESOLV_HOST_CONF, HOSTALIASES, or RES_OPTIONS environmental variables when executing setuid/setgid programs, which could allow local users to read arbitrary files.
2.1
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0169 Mandrakesoft
Redhat
Trustix
Turbolinux
When using the LD_PRELOAD environmental variable in SUID or SGID applications, glibc does not verify that preloaded libraries in /etc/ld.so.cache are also SUID/SGID, which could allow a local user to overwrite arbitrary files by loading a library from /lib or /usr/lib.
2.1
2001-03-26 CVE-2001-0222 Webmin Unspecified vulnerability in Webmin 0.83

webmin 0.84 and earlier allows local users to overwrite and create arbitrary files via a symlink attack.

1.2