CVE-1999-1499

Current Description

named in ISC BIND 4.9 and 8.1 allows local users to destroy files via a symlink attack on (1) named_dump.db when root kills the process with a SIGINT, or (2) named.stats when SIGIOT is used.

Basic Data

PublishedApril 10, 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:N/I:P/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
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
    2.3ApplicationIscBind4.9*******
    2.3ApplicationIscBind8.1*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Isc Bind 4.9, 8.1

References

NameSourceURLTags
19980410 BIND 4.9.7 named follows symlinks, clobbers anythinghttp://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/8966BUGTRAQExploit Vendor Advisory
80http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/80BIDExploit Patch Vendor Advisory