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Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-1999-1221
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:19:00
Published 17 Nov 1996 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



dxchpwd in Digital Unix (OSF/1) 3.x allows local users to modify arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the dxchpwd.log file.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Digital Unix 3


XF - dgux-chpwd(399)

BUGTRAQ - 19961117 Digital Unix v3.x (v4.x?) security vulnerability

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:20