CVE-1999-1263

Current Description

Metamail before 2.7-7.2 allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via an e-mail message containing a uuencoded attachment that specifies the full pathname for the file to be modified, which is processed by uuencode in Metamail scripts such as sun-audio-file.

Basic Data

PublishedAugust 15, 2003
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:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityHIGH
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Base Score2.6
SeverityLOW
Exploitability Score4.9
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
    2.3ApplicationMetamail CorporationMetamail********2.7

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Metamail Corporation Metamail *

References

NameSourceURLTags
19971024 Vulnerability in metamailhttp://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=87773365324657&w=2BUGTRAQ
metamail-file-creation(1677)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/1677XF