CVE-1999-1276

Current Description

fte-console in the fte package before 0.46b-4.1 does not drop root privileges, which allows local users to gain root access via the virtual console device.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 07, 1998
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
    2.3OSDebianDebian Linux2.1*******
    2.3OSLinuxLinux Kernel2.6.20.1*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Debian Debian Linux 2.1
Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.1

References

NameSourceURLTags
19981207 fte-console: does not drop its root priviligeshttp://www.debian.org/security/1998/19981207DEBIANPatch Vendor Advisory
fte-console-privileges(1609)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/1609XF