CVE-1999-1080

Current Description

rmmount in SunOS 5.7 may mount file systems without the nosuid flag set, contrary to the documentation and its use in previous versions of SunOS, which could allow local users with physical access to gain root privileges by mounting a floppy or CD-ROM that contains a setuid program and running volcheck, when the file systems do not have the nosuid option specified in rmmount.conf.

Basic Data

PublishedMay 10, 1995
Last ModifiedMay 03, 2018
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
    2.3OSSunSunos5.7*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Sun Sunos 5.7

References

NameSourceURLTags
19990510 SunOS 5.7 rmmount, no nosuid.http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=92633694100270&w=2BUGTRAQ
19991011http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=93971288323395&w=2BUGTRAQ
250http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/250BID
solaris-rmmount-gain-root(8350)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/8350XF