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Overview

Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-1999-1496
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:19:39
Published 08 Jun 1999 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-1999-1496

Summary

Sudo 1.5 in Debian Linux 2.1 and Red Hat 6.0 allows local users to determine the existence of arbitrary files by attempting to execute the target filename as a program, which generates a different error message when the file does not exist.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Debian Linux 2.1

  • Redhat Linux 6.0

Application

  • Todd Miller Sudo 1.5


References

XF - sudo-file-exists(2277)

BID - 321

BUGTRAQ - 19990608 unneeded information in sudo


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:28