CVE-1999-1490

Current Description

xosview 1.5.1 in Red Hat 5.1 allows local users to gain root access via a long HOME environmental variable.

Basic Data

PublishedMay 28, 1998
Last ModifiedOctober 18, 2016
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
    2.3OSRedhatLinux5.1*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Redhat Linux 5.1

References

NameSourceURLTags
19980528 ALERT: Tiresome security hole in "xosview", RedHat5.1?http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=90221101926021&w=2BUGTRAQ
19980529 Re: Tiresome security hole in "xosview" (xosexp.c)http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=90221101926034&w=2BUGTRAQ
linux-xosview-bo(8787)http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/8787.phpXF
362http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/362BIDExploit Patch Vendor Advisory