CVE-1999-1337

Current Description

FTP client in Midnight Commander (mc) before 4.5.11 stores usernames and passwords for visited sites in plaintext in the world-readable history file, which allows other local users to gain privileges.

Basic Data

PublishedAugust 01, 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: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
    2.3ApplicationMidnight CommanderMidnight Commander********4.5.11

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Midnight Commander Midnight Commander *

References

NameSourceURLTags
19990801 midnight commander vulnerability(?) (fwd)http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=93370073207984&w=2BUGTRAQ
midnight-commander-data-disclosure(9873)http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/9873.phpXF
5921http://www.osvdb.org/5921OSVDB