CVE-1999-0872

Current Description

Buffer overflow in Vixie cron allows local users to gain root access via a long MAILTO environment variable in a crontab file.

Basic Data

PublishedAugust 25, 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
    2.3ApplicationPaul VixieVixie Cron3.0_pl1*******
  • OR - Configuration 2
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSCalderaOpenlinux2.2*******
    2.3OSDebianDebian Linux2.1*******
    2.3OSDebianDebian Linux2.2*******
    2.3OSRedhatLinux4.0*******
    2.3OSRedhatLinux4.1*******
    2.3OSRedhatLinux4.2*******
    2.3OSRedhatLinux5.0*******
    2.3OSRedhatLinux5.1*******
    2.3OSRedhatLinux5.2*i386*****
    2.3OSRedhatLinux6.0*i386*****

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Debian Debian Linux 2.1, 2.2
Caldera Openlinux 2.2
Redhat Linux 4.0, 4.1, 4.2, 5.0, 5.1, 5.2, 6.0
Paul Vixie Vixie Cron 3.0_pl1

References

NameSourceURLTags
611http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/611BID
759http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/759BID