CVE-1999-1041

Current Description

Buffer overflow in mscreen on SCO OpenServer 5.0 and SCO UNIX 3.2v4 allows a local user to gain root access via (1) a long TERM environmental variable and (2) a long entry in the .mscreenrc file.

Basic Data

PublishedAugust 27, 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
    2.3OSScoOpenserver5.0*******
    2.3OSScoUnix3.2v4*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Sco Openserver 5.0
Sco Unix 3.2v4

References

NameSourceURLTags
SB-98.05aftp://ftp.sco.com/SSE/security_bulletins/SB-98.05aSCO
19980926 Root exploit for SCO OpenServer.http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=90686250717719&w=2BUGTRAQ
VB-98.10http://www.cert.org/vendor_bulletins/VB-98.10.sco.mscreenCERTPatch Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
19980827 SCO mscreen vul.http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/10420BUGTRAQVendor Advisory