CVE-1999-1317

Current Description

Windows NT 4.0 SP4 and earlier allows local users to gain privileges by modifying the symbolic link table in the ?? object folder using a different case letter (upper or lower) to point to a different device.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 31, 1999
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:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score4.6
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score6.4
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
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Nt*sp4******4.0

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Microsoft Windows Nt *

References

NameSourceURLTags
19990312 [ ALERT ] Case Sensitivity and Symbolic Linkshttp://marc.info/?l=ntbugtraq&m=92127046701349&w=2NTBUGTRAQ
19990314 AW: [ ALERT ] Case Sensitivity and Symbolic Linkshttp://marc.info/?l=ntbugtraq&m=92162979530341&w=2NTBUGTRAQ
Q222159http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q222/1/59.aspMSKBPATCH Vendor Advisory
nt-symlink-case(7398)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/7398XF