Lumension® Endpoint Intelligence Center

Intelligence Center » Browse All Vulnerabilities » CVE-1999-1489

Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-1999-1489
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:19:38
Published 04 Mar 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-1999-1489

Summary

Buffer overflow in TestChip function in XFree86 SuperProbe in Slackware Linux 3.1 allows local users to gain root privileges via a long -nopr argument.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Slackware Linux 3.1


References

BID - 364

BUGTRAQ - 19970304 Linux SuperProbe exploit


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:28