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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2000-0489

FreeBSD, NetBSD, and OpenBSD allow an attacker to cause a denial of service by creating a large number of socket pairs using the socketpair function, setting a large buffer size via setsockopt, then writing large buffers.
Publish Date : 1999-09-05 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2000-0489

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Freebsd Freebsd 3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Freebsd Freebsd 3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Freebsd Freebsd 3.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Freebsd Freebsd 3.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Freebsd Freebsd 3.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Freebsd Freebsd 3.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Freebsd Freebsd 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Freebsd Freebsd 5.0 Alpha * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.4 * X86 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.4.1 * Arm32 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.4.1 * Sparc * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.4.1 * Alpha * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.4.1 * X86 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.4.2 * Arm32 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.4.2 * Sparc * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.4.2 * X86 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.4.2 * Alpha * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Openbsd Openbsd 2.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Openbsd Openbsd 2.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Openbsd Openbsd 2.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Freebsd Freebsd 8
Netbsd Netbsd 9
Openbsd Openbsd 3

- References For CVE-2000-0489
BID 622 Multiple Vendor setsockopt() Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:1999-09-05
BUGTRAQ 20000601 Local FreeBSD, Openbsd, NetBSD, DoS Vulnerability - Mac OS X affected
XF bsd-setsockopt-dos(3298)
BUGTRAQ 19990826 Local DoS in FreeBSD

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2000-0489

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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