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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-1999-1096
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:18:42
Published 16 May 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-1999-1096

Summary

Buffer overflow in kscreensaver in KDE klock allows local users to gain root privileges via a long HOME environmental variable.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Kde 1.0


References

XF - kde-klock-home-bo(1644)

BUGTRAQ - 19980517 simple kde exploit fix

BUGTRAQ - 19980516 kde exploit


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:16