CVE-1999-1096

Current Description

Buffer overflow in kscreensaver in KDE klock allows local users to gain root privileges via a long HOME environmental variable.

Basic Data

PublishedMay 16, 1998
Last ModifiedDecember 19, 2017
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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
    2.3OSKdeKde1.0*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Kde Kde 1.0

References

NameSourceURLTags
19980516 kde exploithttp://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=90221101925954&w=2BUGTRAQ
19980517 simple kde exploit fixhttp://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=90221101925959&w=2BUGTRAQ
kde-klock-home-bo(1644)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/1644XF