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Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-1999-1111
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:18:44
Published 09 Nov 1999 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Vulnerability in StackGuard before 1.21 allows remote attackers to bypass the Random and Terminator Canary security mechanisms by using a non-linear attack which directly modifies a pointer to a return address instead of using a buffer overflow to reach the return address entry itself.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Immunix Stackguard 1.21


XF - immunix-stackguard-bo(3524)

BUGTRAQ - 19911109 ImmuniX OS Security Alert: StackGuard 1.21 Released

BID - 786

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:16