CVE-ID

CVE-2000-0583

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
vchkpw program in vpopmail before version 4.8 does not properly cleanse an untrusted format string used in a call to syslog, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a USER or PASS command that contains arbitrary formatting directives.
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Date Entry Created
20001013 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
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