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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-1999-0781
Last Modified 09 Sep 2008 08:35:38
Published 18 Nov 1998 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-1999-0781

Summary

KDE allows local users to execute arbitrary commands by setting the KDEDIR environmental variable to modify the search path that KDE uses to locate its executables.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Freebsd 6.2

  • Kde 1.0

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.1


References

BUGTRAQ - 19981118 Multiple KDE security vulnerabilities (root compromise)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:07