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Overview

Vulnerability Score 4.6 4.6
CVE Id CVE-1999-1330
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:01:44
Published 31 Dec 1999 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-1999-1330

Summary

The snprintf function in the db library 1.85.4 ignores the size parameter, which could allow attackers to exploit buffer overflows that would be prevented by a properly implemented snprintf.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Debian Linux 4.0

  • Redhat Linux 4.2


References

BUGTRAQ - 19970709 [linux-security] so-called snprintf() in db-1.85.4 (fwd)

CONFIRM - http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/rh42-errata-general.html#db

CONFIRM - http://lists.openresources.com/Debian/debian-bugs-closed/msg00581.html

XF - linux-libdb-snprintf-bo(7244)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:23