CVE-1999-1299

Current Description

rcp on various Linux systems including Red Hat 4.0 allows a "nobody" user or other user with UID of 65535 to overwrite arbitrary files, since 65535 is interpreted as -1 by chown and other system calls, which causes the calls to fail to modify the ownership of the file.

Basic Data

PublishedFebruary 03, 1997
Last ModifiedOctober 18, 2016
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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:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score10.0
SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score10.0
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
    2.3OSRedhatLinux4.0*******
    2.3OSSlackwareSlackware Linux3.1*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Slackware Slackware Linux 3.1
Redhat Linux 4.0

References

NameSourceURLTags
19970203 Linux rcp bughttp://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=87602167420509&w=2BUGTRAQ