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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-1999-0979
Last Modified 09 Sep 2008 08:36:34
Published 11 Apr 2000 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-1999-0979

Summary

The SCO UnixWare privileged process system allows local users to gain root privileges by using a debugger such as gdb to insert traps into _init before the privileged process is executed.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Sco Unixware 7.0

  • Sco Unixware 7.0.1

  • Sco Unixware 7.1

  • Sco Unixware 7.1.1


References

BID - 869

BUGTRAQ - 19991215 Recent postings about SCO UnixWare 7


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:13