CVE-1999-1158

Current Description

Buffer overflow in (1) pluggable authentication module (PAM) on Solaris 2.5.1 and 2.5 and (2) unix_scheme in Solaris 2.4 and 2.3 allows local users to gain root privileges via programs that use these modules such as passwd, yppasswd, and nispasswd.

Basic Data

PublishedMay 13, 1997
Last ModifiedOctober 30, 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
    2.3OSSunSunos5.3*******
    2.3OSSunSunos5.4*******
    2.3OSSunSunos5.5*******
    2.3OSSunSunos5.5.1*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Sun Sunos 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.5.1

References

NameSourceURLTags
AA-97.09ftp://ftp.auscert.org.au/pub/auscert/advisory/AA-97.09.Solaris.passwd.buffer.overrun.vulAUSCERT
00139http://sunsolve.sun.com/pub-cgi/retrieve.pl?doctype=coll&doc=secbull/139&type=0&nav=sec.sbaSUNPatch Vendor Advisory