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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-1999-1208
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:18:58
Published 21 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-1999-1208

Summary

Buffer overflow in ping in AIX 4.2 and earlier allows local users to gain root privileges via a long command line argument.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Ibm Aix 3.2.5

  • Ibm Aix 4.1

  • Ibm Aix 4.2


References

XF - ping-bo(803)

BUGTRAQ - 19970721 AIX ping, lchangelv, xlock fixes

BUGTRAQ - 19970721 AIX ping (Exploit)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:19