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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2001-0414

Buffer overflow in ntpd ntp daemon 4.0.99k and earlier (aka xntpd and xntp3) allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary commands via a long readvar argument.
Publish Date : 2001-06-18 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat 2001-04-04
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer Overflow in ntp Daemon via readvar oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3831 unix
Multiple Vendor NTP Buffer Overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5402 ios
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2001-0414

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Dave Mills Ntpd * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Dave Mills Ntpd 4.0.99d * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Dave Mills Ntpd 4.0.99 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Dave Mills Ntpd 4.0.99e * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Dave Mills Ntpd 4.0.99f * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Dave Mills Ntpd 4.0.99a * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Dave Mills Ntpd 4.0.99b * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Dave Mills Ntpd 4.0.99g * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Dave Mills Ntpd 4.0.99h * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Dave Mills Ntpd 4.0.99c * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Dave Mills Ntpd 4.0.99i * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Dave Mills Ntpd 4.0.99j * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Dave Mills Xntp3 5.93b * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Dave Mills Xntp3 5.93c * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Dave Mills Xntp3 5.93d * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Dave Mills Xntp3 5.93 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Dave Mills Xntp3 5.93e * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Dave Mills Xntp3 5.93a * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Dave Mills Ntpd 12
Dave Mills Xntp3 6

- References For CVE-2001-0414
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3831
BUGTRAQ 20010409 PROGENY-SA-2001-02: ntpd remote buffer overflow
BID 2540 Ntpd Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2007-11-05
REDHAT RHSA-2001:045
BUGTRAQ 20010406 Immunix OS Security update for ntp and xntp3
BUGTRAQ 20010409 ntpd - new Debian 2.2 (potato) version is also vulnerable
BUGTRAQ 20010408 [slackware-security] buffer overflow fix for NTP
BUGTRAQ 20010404 ntpd =< 4.0.99k remote buffer overflow
BUGTRAQ 20010405 Re: ntpd =< 4.0.99k remote buffer overflow]
BUGTRAQ 20010409 ntp-4.99k23.tar.gz is available
BUGTRAQ 20010409 [ESA-20010409-01] xntp buffer overflow
BUGTRAQ 20010413 PROGENY-SA-2001-02A: [UPDATE] ntpd remote buffer overflow
BUGTRAQ 20010418 IBM MSS Outside Advisory Redistribution: IBM AIX: Buffer Overflow Vulnerability in (x)ntp
SUSE SuSE-SA:2001:10
NETBSD NetBSD-SA2001-004
XF ntpd-remote-bo(6321)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2001-0414

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