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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-1999-1328
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:19:15
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-1999-1328

Summary

linuxconf before 1.11.r11-rh3 on Red Hat Linux 5.1 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files and gain root access via a symlink attack.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Redhat Linux 5.1


References

BUGTRAQ - 19980823 Security concerns in linuxconf shipped w/RedHat 5.1

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

OSVDB - 6068

XF - linuxconf-symlink-gain-privileges(7232)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:22