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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-1999-1422
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:19:29
Published 02 Jan 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-1999-1422

Summary

The default configuration of Slackware 3.4, and possibly other versions, includes . (dot, the current directory) in the PATH environmental variable, which could allow local users to create Trojan horse programs that are inadvertently executed by other users.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Slackware Linux 2.0.35

  • Slackware Linux 3.4


References

BUGTRAQ - 19990102 PATH variable in zip-slackware 2.0.35


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:26