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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-1999-1517
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:19:42
Published 01 Nov 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-1999-1517

Summary

runtar in the Amanda backup system used in various UNIX operating systems executes tar with root privileges, which allows a user to overwrite or read arbitrary files by providing the target files to runtar.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Freebsd 3.3


References

BID - 750

BUGTRAQ - 19991101 Amanda multiple vendor local root compromises


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:28