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Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-1999-1407
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:19:26
Published 09 Mar 1998 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



ifdhcpc-done script for configuring DHCP on Red Hat Linux 5 allows local users to append text to arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the dhcplog file.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Redhat Linux 5.0



BUGTRAQ - 19980309 *sigh* another RH5 /tmp problem

BID - 368

XF - initscripts-ifdhcpdone-dhcplog-symlink(7294)

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:24