CVE-1999-0131

Current Description

Buffer overflow and denial of service in Sendmail 8.7.5 and earlier through GECOS field gives root access to local users.

Basic Data

PublishedSeptember 11, 1996
Last ModifiedSeptember 09, 2008
Assignercve@mitre.org
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:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.2
SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score3.9
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
    2.3ApplicationEric AllmanSendmail8.6*******
    2.3ApplicationEric AllmanSendmail8.7.1*******
    2.3ApplicationEric AllmanSendmail8.7.2*******
    2.3ApplicationEric AllmanSendmail8.7.3*******
    2.3ApplicationEric AllmanSendmail8.7.4*******
    2.3ApplicationEric AllmanSendmail8.7.5*******
  • OR - Configuration 2
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSBsdiBsd Os2.1*******
    2.3OSDigitalOsf 11.3.2*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd2.1.5*******
    2.3OSHpHp-ux10.01*******
    2.3OSHpHp-ux10.10*******
    2.3OSHpHp-ux10.20*******
    2.3OSIbmAix3.2*******
    2.3OSIbmAix4.1*******
    2.3OSIbmAix4.2*******
    2.3OSRedhatLinux3.0.3*******
    2.3OSScoInternet Faststart1.0*******
    2.3OSScoOpenserver5.0*******
    2.3OSScoOpenserver5.0.2*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Bsdi Bsd Os 2.1
Freebsd Freebsd 2.1.5
Redhat Linux 3.0.3
Digital Osf 1 1.3.2
Eric Allman Sendmail 8.6, 8.7.1, 8.7.2, 8.7.3, 8.7.4, 8.7.5
Hp Hp-ux 10.01, 10.10, 10.20
Ibm Aix 3.2, 4.1, 4.2
Sco Openserver 5.0, 5.0.2
Sco Internet Faststart 1.0

References

NameSourceURLTags
717http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/717BID