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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-1999-1327
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:01:43
Published 31 Dec 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-1999-1327

Summary

Buffer overflow in linuxconf 1.11r11-rh2 on Red Hat Linux 5.1 allows local users to gain root privileges via a long LANG environmental variable.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Redhat Linux 5.1


References

CONFIRM - http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/rh51-errata-general.html#linuxconf

BUGTRAQ - 19980601 Re: SECURITY: Red Hat Linux 5.1 linuxconf bug (fwd)

OSVDB - 6065

XF - linuxconf-lang-bo(7239)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:22