VDB-94846 · XFDB 615 · OSVDB 17043

Unix talkd/walld Escape Sequence denial of service

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A vulnerability has been found in Unix (Operating System) (the affected version is unknown) and classified as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown part of the component talkd/walld. The manipulation as part of a Escape Sequence leads to a denial of service vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-404. As an impact it is known to affect availability.

The weakness was released 01/01/1985 (Website). The advisory is available at securitybugware.org. The attack can be initiated remotely. A single authentication is necessary for exploitation. Technical details are unknown but an exploit is available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 07/13/2020). This vulnerability is assigned to T1499 by the MITRE ATT&CK project. This vulnerability has a historic impact due to its background and reception.

After immediately, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is declared as proof-of-concept.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (615). Entry connected to this vulnerability is available at 94850.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.1

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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-404
ATT&CK: T1499

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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01/01/1985 🔍
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04/09/2004 +7037 days 🔍
01/02/2017 +4651 days 🔍
07/13/2020 +1288 days 🔍

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Advisory: securitybugware.org
Status: Not defined
X-Force: 615
OSVDB: 17043 - Multiple Unix talkd/walld Escape Sequence Screen Disruption DoS

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Created: 01/02/2017 05:16 PM
Updated: 07/13/2020 08:06 AM
Changes: (2) software_type vulnerability_cwe
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