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String parsing error in rpc.kstatd in the linuxnfs or knfsd packages in SuSE and possibly other Linux systems allows remote attackers to gain root privileges.
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Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Record Created
20000919 Disclaimer: The record 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.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20000921)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(1) Cole
MODIFY(2) Frech, Levy
NOOP(2) Baker, Wall
REJECT(1) Christey
Comments (Legacy)
 Levy> This is the same as other Linux vendors statd format string problem.
   Reference: BID 1480
 Christey> If this is the same as the other statd format string problems,
   then this is a duplicate of CVE-2000-0666.
 Frech> XF:linux-rpcstatd-format-overwrite(4939)
 CHANGE> [Christey changed vote from REVIEWING to REJECT]
 Christey> OK, I agree that this is a dupe of CVE-2000-0666.
   Here's why:
   BUGTRAQ:20000803 SuSE Security: miscellaneous
   One statement says "The SuSE package containing rpc.kstatd
   (other vendors named it rpc.statd)... An updated package is
   currently being tested."

Proposed (Legacy)
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