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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-1999-0462
Last Modified 09 Sep 2008 08:34:36
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-1999-0462

Summary

suidperl in Linux Perl does not check the nosuid mount option on file systems, allowing local users to gain root access by placing a setuid script in a mountable file system, e.g. a CD-ROM or floppy disk.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Suse Linux 5.3


References

BID - 339


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:34:59