CVE-1999-0413

Current Description

A buffer overflow in the SGI X server allows local users to gain root access through the X server font path.

Basic Data

PublishedMarch 01, 1999
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
    2.3OSSgiIrix5.3*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.2*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.3*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.4*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.5*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Sgi Irix 5.3, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5

References

NameSourceURLTags
19990301-01-PXftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/19990301-01-PXSGI