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Vulnerability Score 3.7 3.7
CVE Id CVE-2000-0578
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:05:04
Published 21 Jun 2000 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity HIGH
Authentication NONE



SGI MIPSPro compilers C, C++, F77 and F90 generate temporary files in /tmp with predictable file names, which could allow local users to insert malicious contents into these files as they are being compiled by another user.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Sgi Mipspro Compilers 7.1

  • Sgi Mipspro Compilers 7.2.1


BID - 1412

BUGTRAQ - 20000621 Predictability Problems in IRIX Cron and Compilers

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:46