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Overview

Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-1999-1406
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:01:52
Published 29 Jul 1998 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-1999-1406

Summary

dumpreg in Red Hat Linux 5.1 opens /dev/mem with O_RDWR access, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) by redirecting fd 1 (stdout) to the kernel.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Redhat Linux 5.1


References

BUGTRAQ - 19980729 Crash a redhat 5.1 linux box

BID - 372

BUGTRAQ - 19980730 FD's 0..2 and suid/sgid procs (Was: Crash a redhat 5.1 linux box)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:24