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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-1999-1191
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:18:56
Published 19 May 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-1999-1191

Summary

Buffer overflow in chkey in Solaris 2.5.1 and earlier allows local users to gain root privileges via a long command line argument.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Sun Solaris 2.4

  • Sun Solaris 2.5

  • Sun Solaris 2.5.1


References

AUSCERT - AA-97.18

BID - 207

SUN - 00144

BUGTRAQ - 19970519 Re: Finally, most of an exploit for Solaris 2.5.1's ps.

XF - solaris-chkey-bo(7442)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:19