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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-1999-1490
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:19:38
Published 28 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-1999-1490

Summary

xosview 1.5.1 in Red Hat 5.1 allows local users to gain root access via a long HOME environmental variable.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Redhat Linux 5.1


References

BID - 362

BUGTRAQ - 19980528 ALERT: Tiresome security hole in "xosview", RedHat5.1?

XF - linux-xosview-bo(8787)

BUGTRAQ - 19980529 Re: Tiresome security hole in "xosview" (xosexp.c)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:28