Current Description

Linux kernel before 2.3.18 or 2.2.13pre15, with SLIP and PPP options, allows local unprivileged users to forge IP packets via the TIOCSETD option on tty devices.

Basic Data

PublishedOctober 22, 1999
Last ModifiedSeptember 11, 2018
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
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegetrue

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


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Vulnerable Software List

Linux Linux Kernel *


19991022 Local user can send forged packets List Third Party Advisory
linux-tiocsetd-forge-packets(7858) Party Advisory VDB Entry