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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-1999-0971
Last Modified 09 Sep 2008 08:36:34
Published 22 Jul 1997 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-1999-0971

Summary

Buffer overflow in Exim allows local users to gain root privileges via a long :include: option in a .forward file.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • University Of Cambridge Exim 1.62


References

BUGTRAQ - 19970722 Security hole in exim 1.62: local root exploit


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:13