CVE-1999-1495

Current Description

xtvscreen in SuSE Linux 6.0 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the pic000.pnm file.

Basic Data

PublishedFebruary 18, 1999
Last ModifiedDecember 19, 2017
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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:N/I:N/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score2.1
SeverityLOW
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
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
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux6.0*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Suse Suse Linux 6.0

References

NameSourceURLTags
19990218 xtvscreen and suse 6http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/12580BUGTRAQExploit
325http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/325BIDVendor Advisory
xtvscreen-overwrite(1792)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/1792XF