CVE-1999-1208

Current Description

Buffer overflow in ping in AIX 4.2 and earlier allows local users to gain root privileges via a long command line argument.

Basic Data

PublishedJuly 21, 1997
Last ModifiedOctober 10, 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
    2.3OSIbmAix3.2.5*******
    2.3OSIbmAix4.1*******
    2.3OSIbmAix4.2*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Ibm Aix 3.2.5, 4.1, 4.2

References

NameSourceURLTags
19970721 AIX ping (Exploit)http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=87602661419330&w=2BUGTRAQ
19970721 AIX ping, lchangelv, xlock fixeshttp://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=87602661419337&w=2BUGTRAQ
ping-bo(803)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/803XF