CVE-1999-0434

Current Description

XFree86 xfs command is vulnerable to a symlink attack, allowing local users to create files in restricted directories, possibly allowing them to gain privileges or cause a denial of service.

Basic Data

PublishedMarch 30, 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: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
    2.3OSCalderaOpenlinux1.2*******
    2.3OSDebianDebian Linux2.0*******
    2.3OSDebianDebian Linux2.0r5******
    2.3OSDebianDebian Linux2.1*******
    2.3OSNetbsdNetbsd1.3.3*******
    2.3OSRedhatLinux5.1*******
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux5.3*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Debian Debian Linux 2.0, 2.1
Caldera Openlinux 1.2
Netbsd Netbsd 1.3.3
Redhat Linux 5.1
Suse Suse Linux 5.3

References

NameSourceURLTags
359http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/359BIDPATCH Vendor Advisory