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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-1999-1186
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:18:55
Published 02 Jan 1996 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-1999-1186

Summary

rxvt, when compiled with the PRINT_PIPE option in various Linux operating systems including Linux Slackware 3.0 and RedHat 2.1, allows local users to gain root privileges by specifying a malicious program using the -print-pipe command line parameter.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Redhat Linux 2.1

  • Slackware Linux 3.0

Application

  • Rxvt


References

BUGTRAQ - 19960102 rxvt security hole


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:19