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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-1999-1185
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:01:18
Published 06 Oct 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-1999-1185

Summary

Buffer overflow in SCO mscreen allows local users to gain root privileges via a long terminal entry (TERM) in the .mscreenrc file.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Sco Internet Faststart All Versions

  • Sco Open Desktop 3.0

  • Sco Openserver 3.0

  • Sco Openserver 5.0

  • Sco Openserver Enterprise System 5.0.4p

Application

  • Sco Cmw 3.0


References

BUGTRAQ - 19980926 Root exploit for SCO OpenServer.


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