CVE-1999-1487

Current Description

Vulnerability in digest in AIX 4.3 allows printq users to gain root privileges by creating and/or modifing any file on the system.

Basic Data

PublishedJanuary 21, 1998
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
    2.3OSIbmAix4.1*******
    2.3OSIbmAix4.1.1*******
    2.3OSIbmAix4.1.2*******
    2.3OSIbmAix4.1.3*******
    2.3OSIbmAix4.1.4*******
    2.3OSIbmAix4.1.5*******
    2.3OSIbmAix4.2*******
    2.3OSIbmAix4.2.1*******
    2.3OSIbmAix4.3*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Ibm Aix 4.1, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.1.3, 4.1.4, 4.1.5, 4.2, 4.2.1, 4.3

References

NameSourceURLTags
aix-digest(7477)http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/7477.phpXF
405http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/405BIDPatch Vendor Advisory
IX74599http://www-1.ibm.com/servlet/support/manager?rt=0&rs=0&org=apars&doc=41D8B61D1E1C4FAB852567C9002C546AIXAPARVendor Advisory