CVE-1999-1554

Current Description

/usr/sbin/Mail on SGI IRIX 3.3 and 3.3.1 does not properly set the group ID to the group ID of the user who started Mail, which allows local users to read the mail of other users.

Basic Data

PublishedOctober 31, 1990
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:P/I:N/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
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
    2.3OSSgiIrix3.3*******
    2.3OSSgiIrix3.3.1*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Sgi Irix 3.3, 3.3.1

References

NameSourceURLTags
CA-1990-08http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-1990-08.htmlCERTPatch Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
sgi-irix-reset(3164)http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/3164.phpXF
13http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13BIDPatch Vendor Advisory