CVE-1999-1501

Current Description

(1) ipxchk and (2) ipxlink in SGI OS2 IRIX 6.3 does not properly clear the IFS environmental variable before executing system calls, which allows local users to execute arbitrary commands.

Basic Data

PublishedApril 08, 1998
Last ModifiedOctober 18, 2016
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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:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score4.6
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score6.4
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
    2.3OSSgiIrix6.3*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Sgi Irix 6.3

References

NameSourceURLTags
19980408 SGI O2 ipx security issuehttp://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=89217373930054&w=2BUGTRAQ
70http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70BIDPatch Vendor Advisory
71http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71BIDPatch Vendor Advisory