CVE-1999-1328

Current Description

linuxconf before 1.11.r11-rh3 on Red Hat Linux 5.1 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files and gain root access via a symlink attack.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 31, 1999
Last ModifiedOctober 18, 2016
Assignercve@mitre.org
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
    2.3OSRedhatLinux5.1*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Redhat Linux 5.1

References

NameSourceURLTags
19980823 Security concerns in linuxconf shipped w/RedHat 5.1http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=90383955231511&w=2BUGTRAQ
linuxconf-symlink-gain-privileges(7232)http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/7232.phpXF
6068http://www.osvdb.org/6068OSVDB
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/rh51-errata-general.html#linuxconfhttp://www.redhat.com/support/errata/rh51-errata-general.html#linuxconfCONFIRM