CVE-1999-1438

Current Description

Vulnerability in /bin/mail in SunOS 4.1.1 and earlier allows local users to gain root privileges via certain command line arguments.

Basic Data

PublishedFebruary 22, 1991
Last ModifiedSeptember 05, 2008
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
    2.3OSSunSunos4.0.3*******
    2.3OSSunSunos4.1*******
    2.3OSSunSunos********4.1.1

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Sun Sunos *, 4.0.3, 4.1

References

NameSourceURLTags
00105http://sunsolve.sun.com/pub-cgi/retrieve.pl?doctype=coll&doc=secbull/105SUNPatch Vendor Advisory
CA-1991-01http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-91.01a.SunOS.mail.vulnerabilityCERTPatch Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
15http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15BID