CVE-1999-1406

Current Description

dumpreg in Red Hat Linux 5.1 opens /dev/mem with O_RDWR access, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) by redirecting fd 1 (stdout) to the kernel.

Basic Data

PublishedJuly 29, 1998
Last ModifiedOctober 18, 2016
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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:N/I:N/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score2.1
SeverityLOW
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score2.9
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
    2.3OSRedhatLinux5.1*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Redhat Linux 5.1

References

NameSourceURLTags
19980729 Crash a redhat 5.1 linux boxhttp://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=90221104526185&w=2BUGTRAQ
19980730 FD's 0..2 and suid/sgid procs (Was: Crash a redhat 5.1 linux box)http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=90221104526192&w=2BUGTRAQ
372http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/372BID