CVE-1999-0101

Current Description

Buffer overflow in AIX and Solaris "gethostbyname" library call allows root access through corrupt DNS host names.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 10, 1996
Last ModifiedSeptember 09, 2008
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score10.0
SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score10.0
Obtain All Privilegetrue
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSIbmAix3.2*******
    2.3OSIbmAix4.1*******
    2.3OSIbmAix4.2*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Ibm Aix 3.2, 4.1, 4.2

References

NameSourceURLTags
H-13http://ciac.llnl.gov/ciac/bulletins/h-13.shtmlCIACVendor Advisory