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Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-1999-1554
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:19:48
Published 31 Oct 1990 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



/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.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Sgi Irix 3.3

  • Sgi Irix 3.3.1


CERT - CA-1990-08

BID - 13

XF - sgi-irix-reset(3164)

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:29