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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-1999-1041
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:18:35
Published 27 Aug 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-1999-1041

Summary

Buffer overflow in mscreen on SCO OpenServer 5.0 and SCO UNIX 3.2v4 allows a local user to gain root access via (1) a long TERM environmental variable and (2) a long entry in the .mscreenrc file.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Sco Openserver 5.0

  • Sco Unix 3.2v4


References

CERT - VB-98.10

BUGTRAQ - 19980827 SCO mscreen vul.

SCO - SB-98.05a

BUGTRAQ - 19980926 Root exploit for SCO OpenServer.


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:15