Weekly Vulnerabilities Reports > August 13 to 19, 2001

Overview

49 new vulnerabilities reported during this period, including 6 critical vulnerabilities and 23 high severity vulnerabilities. This weekly summary report vulnerabilities in 49 products from 38 vendors including SUN, Microsoft, Cisco, Openbsd, and Novell. Vulnerabilities are notably categorized as "Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer", and "Improper Input Validation".

  • 34 reported vulnerabilities are remotely exploitables.
  • 49 reported vulnerabilities are exploitable by an anonymous user.
  • SUN has the most reported vulnerabilities, with 4 reported vulnerabilities.
  • Microsoft has the most reported critical vulnerabilities, with 1 reported vulnerabilities.

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Vulnerability Details

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

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6 Critical Vulnerabilities

DATE CVE VENDOR VULNERABILITY CVSS
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0629 HP Buffer Errors vulnerability in HP Openview Network Node Manager 6.1

HP Event Correlation Service (ecsd) as included with OpenView Network Node Manager 6.1 allows a remote attacker to gain addition privileges via a buffer overflow attack in the '-restore_config' command line parameter.

10.0
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0555 Screaming Media Unspecified vulnerability in Screaming Media Siteware

ScreamingMedia SITEWare versions 2.5 through 3.1 allows a remote attacker to read world-readable files via a ..

10.0
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0554 MIT
Netkit
SGI
Freebsd
IBM
Netbsd
Openbsd
SUN
Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Multiple Vendor Telnetd

Buffer overflow in BSD-based telnetd telnet daemon on various operating systems allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a set of options including AYT (Are You There), which is not properly handled by the telrcv function.

10.0
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0538 Microsoft Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook View ActiveX Control in Microsoft Outlook 2002 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a malicious HTML e-mail message or web page.

10.0
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0527 Dcscripts Remote Admin Privilege Compromise vulnerability in Dcforum 2000

DCScripts DCForum versions 2000 and earlier allow a remote attacker to gain additional privileges by inserting pipe symbols (|) and newlines into the last name in the registration form, which will create an extra entry in the registration database.

10.0
2001-08-13 CVE-2001-1113 Trolltech Buffer Overflow vulnerability in TrollFTPD

Buffer overflow in TrollFTPD 1.26 and earlier allows local users to execute arbitrary code by creating a series of deeply nested directories with long names, then running the ls -R (recursive) command.

10.0

23 High Vulnerabilities

DATE CVE VENDOR VULNERABILITY CVSS
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-1135 Zyxel Unspecified vulnerability in Zyxel Prestige 642R

ZyXEL Prestige 642R and 642R-I routers do not filter the routers' Telnet and FTP ports on the external WAN interface from inside access, allowing someone on an internal computer to reconfigure the router, if the password is known.

7.5
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0622 Cisco Authentication Bypass vulnerability in Cisco Content Service Switch Management

The web management service on Cisco Content Service series 11000 switches (CSS) before WebNS 4.01B29s or WebNS 4.10B17s allows a remote attacker to gain additional privileges by directly requesting the web management URL instead of navigating through the interface.

7.5
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0621 Cisco Unspecified vulnerability in Cisco Content Services Switch 11000

The FTP server on Cisco Content Service 11000 series switches (CSS) before WebNS 4.01B23s and WebNS 4.10B13s allows an attacker who is an FTP user to read and write arbitrary files via GET or PUT commands.

7.5
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0611 Rimarts INC Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Becky! Internet Mail

Becky! 2.00.05 and earlier can allow a remote attacker to gain additional privileges via a buffer overflow attack on long messages without newline characters.

7.5
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0562 Drummond Miles Directory Traversal vulnerability in Drummon Miles A1Stats

a1disp.cgi program in Drummond Miles A1Stats prior to 1.6 allows a remote attacker to execute commands via a specially crafted URL which includes shell metacharacters.

7.5
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0561 Drummond Miles Directory Traversal vulnerability in Drummond Miles A1Stats 1.0

Directory traversal vulnerability in Drummond Miles A1Stats prior to 1.6 allows a remote attacker to read arbitrary files via a '..' (dot dot) attack in (1) a1disp2.cgi, (2) a1disp3.cgi, or (3) a1disp4.cgi.

7.5
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0524 Eeye Digital Security Remote Security vulnerability in Securells

eEye SecureIIS versions 1.0.3 and earlier does not perform length checking on individual HTTP headers, which allows a remote attacker to send arbitrary length strings to IIS, contrary to an advertised feature of SecureIIS versions 1.0.3 and earlier.

7.5
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0523 Eeye Digital Security Unspecified vulnerability in Eeye Digital Security Secureiis and Securells

eEye SecureIIS versions 1.0.3 and earlier allows a remote attacker to bypass filtering of requests made to SecureIIS by escaping HTML characters within the request, which could allow a remote attacker to use restricted variables and perform directory traversal attacks on vulnerable programs that would otherwise be protected.

7.5
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0522 GNU Unspecified vulnerability in GNU Privacy Guard 7.1/7.2/8.0

Format string vulnerability in Gnu Privacy Guard (aka GnuPG or gpg) 1.05 and earlier can allow an attacker to gain privileges via format strings in the original filename that is stored in an encrypted file.

7.5
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0521 Aladdin Knowledge Systems Remote Security vulnerability in Aladdin Knowledge Systems Esafe Gateway 3.0

Aladdin eSafe Gateway versions 3.0 and earlier allows a remote attacker to circumvent HTML SCRIPT filtering via the UNICODE encoding of SCRIPT tags within the HTML document.

7.5
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0520 Aladdin Knowledge Systems Remote Security vulnerability in Aladdin Knowledge Systems Esafe Gateway 3.0

Aladdin eSafe Gateway versions 3.0 and earlier allows a remote attacker to circumvent filtering of SCRIPT tags by embedding the scripts within certain HTML tags including (1) onload in the BODY tag, (2) href in the A tag, (3) the BUTTON tag, (4) the INPUT tag, or (5) any other tag in which scripts can be defined.

7.5
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0519 Aladdin Knowledge Systems Remote Security vulnerability in Aladdin Knowledge Systems Esafe Gateway 2.0

Aladdin eSafe Gateway versions 2.x allows a remote attacker to circumvent HTML SCRIPT filtering via a special arrangement of HTML tags which includes SCRIPT tags embedded within other SCRIPT tags.

7.5
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0504 Microsoft Authentication vulnerability in Microsoft Windows 2000 SMTP Improper

Vulnerability in authentication process for SMTP service in Microsoft Windows 2000 allows remote attackers to use incorrect credentials to gain privileges and conduct activities such as mail relaying.

7.5
2001-08-13 CVE-2001-1292 Sambar Unspecified vulnerability in Sambar Server 5.0/5.1/5.2

Sambar Telnet Proxy/Server allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long password.

7.5
2001-08-13 CVE-2001-1114 Netcode Unspecified vulnerability in Netcode NC Book 0.2B

book.cgi in NetCode NC Book 0.2b allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the "current" parameter.

7.5
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0628 Microsoft Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Word 2000

Microsoft Word 2000 does not check AutoRecovery (.asd) files for macros, which allows a local attacker to execute arbitrary macros with the user ID of the Word user.

7.2
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0570 Minicom Local Security vulnerability in minicom

minicom 1.83.1 and earlier allows a local attacker to gain additional privileges via numerous format string attacks.

7.2
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0559 Paul Vixie Unspecified vulnerability in Paul Vixie Cron

crontab in Vixie cron 3.0.1 and earlier does not properly drop privileges after the failed parsing of a modification operation, which could allow a local attacker to gain additional privileges when an editor is called to correct the error.

7.2
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0553 SSH Unspecified vulnerability in SSH Secure Shell 3.0.0

SSH Secure Shell 3.0.0 on Unix systems does not properly perform password authentication to the sshd2 daemon, which allows local users to gain access to accounts with short password fields, such as locked accounts that use "NP" in the password field.

7.2
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0533 IBM Unspecified vulnerability in IBM AIX 4.3/5.1

Buffer overflow in libi18n library in IBM AIX 5.1 and 4.3.x allows local users to gain root privileges via a long LANG environmental variable.

7.2
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0529 Openbsd Symbolic Link vulnerability in OpenSSH Client X11 Forwarding Cookie Removal File

OpenSSH version 2.9 and earlier, with X forwarding enabled, allows a local attacker to delete any file named 'cookies' via a symlink attack.

7.2
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0528 Oracle Unspecified vulnerability in Oracle E-Business Suite 11I

Oracle E-Business Suite Release 11i Applications Desktop Integrator (ADI) version 7.x includes a debug version of FNDPUB11I.DLL, which logs the APPS schema password in cleartext in a debug file, which allows local users to obtain the password and gain privileges.

7.2
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0525 Suse Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Suse Linux 6.3/6.4/7.0

Buffer overflow in dsh in dqs 3.2.7 in SuSE Linux 7.0 and earlier, and possibly other operating systems, allows local users to gain privileges via a long first command line argument.

7.2

20 Medium Vulnerabilities

DATE CVE VENDOR VULNERABILITY CVSS
2001-08-17 CVE-2001-1145 Freebsd
Netbsd
Openbsd
Directory Traversal Race Condition vulnerability in Multiple BSD FTS

fts routines in FreeBSD 4.3 and earlier, NetBSD before 1.5.2, and OpenBSD 2.9 and earlier can be forced to change (chdir) into a different directory than intended when the directory above the current directory is moved, which could cause scripts to perform dangerous actions on the wrong directories.

6.2
2001-08-17 CVE-2001-1305 Mirabilis Unspecified vulnerability in Mirabilis ICQ 2000.0A/2000.0Bbuild3278/2001A

ICQ 2001a Alpha and earlier allows remote attackers to automatically add arbitrary UINs to an ICQ user's contact list via a URL to a web page with a Content-Type of application/x-icq, which is processed by Internet Explorer.

5.0
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-1233 Novell Remote Security vulnerability in Novell Groupwise Webaccess and Netware

Netware Enterprise Web Server 5.1 running GroupWise WebAccess 5.5 with Novell Directory Services (NDS) enabled allows remote attackers to enumerate user names, group names and other system information by accessing ndsobj.nlm.

5.0
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-1232 Novell Unspecified vulnerability in Novell Groupwise 5.5

GroupWise WebAccess 5.5 with directory indexing enabled allows a remote attacker to view arbitrary directory contents via an HTTP request with a lowercase "get".

5.0
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-1231 Novell Unspecified vulnerability in Novell Groupwise 5.5/6.0

GroupWise 5.5 and 6 running in live remote or smart caching mode allows remote attackers to read arbitrary users' mailboxes by extracting usernames and passwords from sniffed network traffic, as addressed by the "Padlock" fix.

5.0
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0616 Faust Informatics Unspecified vulnerability in Faust Informatics Freestyle Chat

Faust Informatics Freestyle Chat server prior to 4.1 SR3 allows a remote attacker to create a denial of service via a URL request which includes a MS-DOS device name (e.g., GET /aux HTTP/1.0).

5.0
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0615 Faust Informatics Directory Traversal vulnerability in Faust Informatics Freestyle Chat

Directory traversal vulnerability in Faust Informatics Freestyle Chat server prior to 4.1 SR3 allows a remote attacker to read arbitrary files via a specially crafted URL which includes variations of a '..' (dot dot) attack such as '...' or '....'.

5.0
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0574 Jason Rahaim Directory Traversal vulnerability in Jason Rahaim MP3Mystic Server

Directory traversal vulnerability in MP3Mystic prior to 1.04b3 allows a remote attacker to download arbitrary files via a '..' (dot dot) in the URL.

5.0
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0566 Cisco Improper Input Validation vulnerability in Cisco Catalyst 2900 XL

Cisco Catalyst 2900XL switch allows a remote attacker to create a denial of service via an empty UDP packet sent to port 161 (SNMP) when SNMP is disabled.

5.0
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0563 Electrosoft Denial of Service vulnerability in Electrosoft Electrocomm 1.0

ElectroSystems Engineering Inc.

5.0
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0558 T Hauck Unspecified vulnerability in T. Hauck Jana web Server

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5.0
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0557 T Hauck Directory Traversal vulnerability in T. Hauck Jana web Server 1.0J/1.45/2.0Beta1

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5.0
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0530 Spearhead Unspecified vulnerability in Spearhead Netgap 200 and Netgap 300

Spearhead NetGAP 200 and 300 before build 78 allow a remote attacker to bypass file blocking and content inspection via specially encoded URLs which include '%' characters.

5.0
2001-08-13 CVE-2001-1115 Sixhead Unspecified vulnerability in Sixhead Six-Webboard 2.01

generate.cgi in SIX-webboard 2.01 and before allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a dot dot (..) in the content parameter.

5.0
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0635 Redhat Unspecified vulnerability in Redhat Linux 7.1

Red Hat Linux 7.1 sets insecure permissions on swap files created during installation, which can allow a local attacker to gain additional privileges by reading sensitive information from the swap file, such as passwords.

4.6
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0567 Zope Denial-Of-Service vulnerability in Zope 7.1/7.2

Digital Creations Zope 2.3.2 and earlier allows a local attacker to gain additional privileges via the changing of ZClass permission mappings for objects and methods in the ZClass.

4.6
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0565 SUN Buffer Overflow vulnerability in SUN Solaris and Sunos

Buffer overflow in mailx in Solaris 8 and earlier allows a local attacker to gain additional privileges via a long '-F' command line option.

4.6
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0549 Symantec Local Security vulnerability in Symantec Liveupdate 1.5

Symantec LiveUpdate 1.5 stores proxy passwords in cleartext in a registry key, which could allow local users to obtain the passwords.

4.6
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0548 SUN Buffer Overflow vulnerability in SUN Solaris and Sunos

Buffer overflow in dtmail in Solaris 2.6 and 7 allows local users to gain privileges via the MAIL environment variable.

4.6
2001-08-14 CVE-2001-0526 SUN Unspecified vulnerability in SUN Solaris 8.0

Buffer overflow in the Xview library as used by mailtool in Solaris 8 and earlier allows a local attacker to gain privileges via the OPENWINHOME environment variable.

4.6

0 Low Vulnerabilities

DATE CVE VENDOR VULNERABILITY CVSS