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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-1999-0421
Last Modified 09 Sep 2008 08:34:31
Published 17 Mar 1999 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-1999-0421

Summary

During a reboot after an installation of Linux Slackware 3.6, a remote attacker can obtain root access by logging in to the root account without a password.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Slackware Linux 3.6


References

BID - 338

OSVDB - 981


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:34:58