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Overview

Vulnerability Score 4.6 4.6
CVE Id CVE-1999-1383
Last Modified 08 Aug 2011 12:00:00
Published 13 Sep 1996 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-1999-1383

Summary

(1) bash before 1.14.7, and (2) tcsh 6.05 allow local users to gain privileges via directory names that contain shell metacharacters (` back-tick), which can cause the commands enclosed in the directory name to be executed when the shell expands filenames using the \w option in the PS1 variable.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Gnu Bash 1.14.0

  • Gnu Bash 1.14.1

  • Gnu Bash 1.14.2

  • Gnu Bash 1.14.3

  • Gnu Bash 1.14.4

  • Gnu Bash 1.14.5

  • Gnu Bash 1.14.6

  • Tcsh 6.05


References

BUGTRAQ - 19960919 Vulnerability in expansion of PS1 in bash & tcsh

BUGTRAQ - 19960913 tee see shell problems


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:24