CVE-1999-1405

Current Description

snap command in AIX before 4.3.2 creates the /tmp/ibmsupt directory with world-readable permissions and does not remove or clear the directory when snap -a is executed, which could allow local users to access the shadowed password file by creating /tmp/ibmsupt/general/passwd before root runs snap -a.

Evaluator Description

Fixed in AIX 4.3 and 4.3.2AIX 4.3.x APAR: IX88263AIX 4.2.x APAR: IX88261

Basic Data

PublishedFebruary 17, 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: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
    2.3OSIbmAix3.2.5*******
    2.3OSIbmAix4.1*******
    2.3OSIbmAix4.1.2*******
    2.3OSIbmAix4.1.3*******
    2.3OSIbmAix4.1.4*******
    2.3OSIbmAix4.1.5*******
    2.3OSIbmAix4.2*******
    2.3OSIbmAix4.2.1*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Ibm Aix 3.2.5, 4.1, 4.1.2, 4.1.3, 4.1.4, 4.1.5, 4.2, 4.2.1

References

NameSourceURLTags
19990217 snap utility for AIX.http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=91936783009385&w=2BUGTRAQ
19990220 Re: snap utility for AIX.http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=91954824614013&w=2BUGTRAQ
375http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/375BIDExploit