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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-1999-1580
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:19:51
Published 23 Aug 1995 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-1999-1580

Summary

SunOS sendmail 5.59 through 5.65 uses popen to process a forwarding host argument, which allows local users to gain root privileges by modifying the IFS (Internal Field Separator) variable and passing crafted values to the -oR option.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Sunos 4.1.1

  • Sunos 4.1.2

  • Sunos 4.1.3

  • Sunos 4.1.3c

  • Sunos 4.1.3u1

  • Sunos 4.1.4

  • Sunos 4.1.4jl

Application

  • Sendmail 5.59

  • Sendmail 5.61

  • Sendmail 5.65


References

CERT - CA-1995-11

CERT-VN - VU#3278

BID - 7829

AUSCERT - AA-95.09

MISC - http://www.alw.nih.gov/Security/8lgm/8lgm-Advisory-21.html


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:30