CVE-1999-1217

Current Description

The PATH in Windows NT includes the current working directory (.), which could allow local users to gain privileges by placing Trojan horse programs with the same name as commonly used system programs into certain directories.

Basic Data

PublishedJuly 25, 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:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score4.6
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegetrue

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Nt********

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Microsoft Windows Nt *

References

NameSourceURLTags
19970723 NT security - why bother?http://marc.info/?l=ntbugtraq&m=87602726319426&w=2NTBUGTRAQ
19970725 Re: NT security - why bother?http://marc.info/?l=ntbugtraq&m=87602726319435&w=2NTBUGTRAQ
nt-path(526)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/526XF