CVE-1999-0297

Current Description

Buffer overflow in Vixie Cron library up to version 3.0 allows local users to obtain root access via a long environmental variable.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 12, 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
    2.3ApplicationPaul VixieVixie Cron3.0*******
  • OR - Configuration 2
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSBsdiBsd Os2.1*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd2.1.0*******
    2.3OSNetbsdNetbsd2.0.4*******
    2.3OSRedhatLinux********

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Paul Vixie Vixie Cron 3.0
Bsdi Bsd Os 2.1
Freebsd Freebsd 2.1.0
Redhat Linux *
Netbsd Netbsd 2.0.4

References

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