CVE-1999-0781

Current Description

KDE allows local users to execute arbitrary commands by setting the KDEDIR environmental variable to modify the search path that KDE uses to locate its executables.

Basic Data

PublishedNovember 18, 1998
Last ModifiedOctober 18, 2016
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
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd6.2stable******
    2.3OSKdeKde1.0*******
    2.3OSLinuxLinux Kernel2.6.20.1*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Freebsd Freebsd 6.2
Kde Kde 1.0
Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.1

References

NameSourceURLTags
19981118 Multiple KDE security vulnerabilities (root compromise)http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=91141486301691&w=2BUGTRAQ