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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-1999-1140
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:18:49
Published 14 Dec 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-1999-1140

Summary

Buffer overflow in CrackLib 2.5 may allow local users to gain root privileges via a long GECOS field.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Alec Muffet Cracklib 2.5


References

CERT - VB-97.16

XF - cracklib-bo(1539)

BUGTRAQ - 19971214 buffer overflows in cracklib?!


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:18