Solaris rpc.yppasswdd username Remote Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2001-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote RPC service has a remote root vulnerability.

Description :

The remote RPC service 100009 (yppasswdd) is vulnerable
to a buffer overflow which allows any user to obtain a root
shell on this host.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2001-05/0273.html

Solution :

Disable this service if you don't use it, or contact Sun for a patch

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 10684 ()

Bugtraq ID: 2763

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0779