CVE-1999-1227

Current Description

Ethereal allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the packet capture file.

Basic Data

PublishedJuly 30, 1999
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
    2.3ApplicationEthereal GroupEthereal********

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Ethereal Group Ethereal *

References

NameSourceURLTags
http://www.ethereal.com/lists/ethereal-dev/199907/msg00126.htmlhttp://www.ethereal.com/lists/ethereal-dev/199907/msg00126.htmlMISCVendor Advisory
http://www.ethereal.com/lists/ethereal-dev/199907/msg00130.htmlhttp://www.ethereal.com/lists/ethereal-dev/199907/msg00130.htmlMISCVendor Advisory
ethereal-dev-capturec-root(3334)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/3334XF