CVE-1999-1477

Current Description

Buffer overflow in GNOME libraries 1.0.8 allows local user to gain root access via a long --espeaker argument in programs such as nethack.

Basic Data

PublishedSeptember 23, 1999
Last ModifiedDecember 19, 2017
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
    2.3ApplicationGnomeGnome Libs1.0.8*******
  • OR - Configuration 2
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSMandrakesoftMandrake Linux6.0*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Gnome Gnome Libs 1.0.8
Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 6.0

References

NameSourceURLTags
19990923 Linux GNOME exploithttp://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/28717BUGTRAQExploit Vendor Advisory
663http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/663BIDExploit PATCH Vendor Advisory
gnome-espeaker-local-bo(3349)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/3349XF