CVE-1999-1048

Summary

Buffer overflow in bash 2.0.0, 1.4.17, and other versions allows local attackers to gain privileges by creating an extremely large directory name, which is inserted into the password prompt via the \w option in the PS1 environmental variable when another user changes into that directory.

Technical Details

CVSSv2 Score:

4.6

CWE ID:

NVD-CWE-Other

Published Date:

Saturday 5th of September 1998

Modified Date:

Tuesday 10th of October 2017

CVSSv2 Score:
  • Access Vector: Local
  • Access Complexity: Low
  • Authentication Required: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: Partial
Common Platform Enumeration (CPE) Affected: Common Platform Enumeration (CPE) List:

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