CVE-1999-1229

Current Description

Quake 2 server 3.13 on Linux does not properly check file permissions for the config.cfg configuration file, which allows local users to read arbitrary files via a symlink from config.cfg to the target file.

Basic Data

PublishedFebruary 25, 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:P/I:N/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Base Score2.1
SeverityLOW
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
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
    2.3ApplicationId SoftwareQuake 2 Server********3.13

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Id Software Quake 2 Server *

References

NameSourceURLTags
19980225 Quake 2 Linux 3.13 (and lower) allow users to read arbitrary fileshttp://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/8590BUGTRAQExploit Vendor Advisory
linux-quake2(733)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/733XF