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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-1999-1276
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:19:08
Published 07 Dec 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-1999-1276

Summary

fte-console in the fte package before 0.46b-4.1 does not drop root privileges, which allows local users to gain root access via the virtual console device.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Debian Linux 2.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.1


References

XF - fte-console-privileges(1609)

DEBIAN - 19981207 fte-console: does not drop its root priviliges


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:22