CVE-1999-1468

Current Description

rdist in various UNIX systems uses popen to execute sendmail, which allows local users to gain root privileges by modifying the IFS (Internal Field Separator) variable.

Basic Data

PublishedOctober 22, 1991
Last ModifiedSeptember 10, 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:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityHIGH
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score6.2
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score1.9
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
    2.3ApplicationNextNext2.0*******
    2.3ApplicationNextNext2.1*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix3.3*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix3.3.1*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix3.3.2*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix3.3.3*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix4.0*******
  • OR - Configuration 2
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSCrayUnicos6.0*******
    2.3OSCrayUnicos6.0e*******
    2.3OSCrayUnicos6.1*******
    2.3OSSunSunos4.0.3*******
    2.3OSSunSunos4.0.3c*******
    2.3OSSunSunos4.1*******
    2.3OSSunSunos4.1.1*******
    2.3OSSunSunos4.1psr_a*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Next Next 2.0, 2.1
Cray Unicos 6.0, 6.0e, 6.1
Sgi Irix 3.3, 3.3.1, 3.3.2, 3.3.3, 4.0
Sun Sunos 4.0.3, 4.0.3c, 4.1, 4.1.1, 4.1psr_a

References

NameSourceURLTags
http://www.alw.nih.gov/Security/8lgm/8lgm-Advisory-01.htmlhttp://www.alw.nih.gov/Security/8lgm/8lgm-Advisory-01.htmlMISC
CA-91.20http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-91.20.rdist.vulnerabilityCERTPatch Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
rdist-popen-gain-privileges(7160)http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/7160.phpXF
8106http://www.osvdb.org/8106OSVDB
31http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31BIDPatch Vendor Advisory