CVE-1999-0298

Current Description

ypbind with -ypset and -ypsetme options activated in Linux Slackware and SunOS allows local and remote attackers to overwrite files via a .. (dot dot) attack.

Basic Data

PublishedFebruary 05, 1997
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:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.5
SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegetrue

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSSlackwareSlackware Linux2.1*******
    2.3OSSlackwareSlackware Linux2.2*******
    2.3OSSlackwareSlackware Linux2.3*******
    2.3OSSunSunos4.1.3*******
    2.3OSSunSunos4.1.4*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Slackware Slackware Linux 2.1, 2.2, 2.3
Sun Sunos 4.1.3, 4.1.4

References

NameSourceURLTags
19970205 Vulnerabilities in Ypbind when run with -ypset/-ypsetmehttp://www.nai.com/nai_labs/asp_set/advisory/06_ypbindsetme_adv.aspNAI