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CVE-1999-0433

CVE information

Published

23 years ago

Last Modified

13 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Medium

Impact Analysis

Description

XFree86 startx command is vulnerable to a symlink attack, allowing local users to create files in restricted directories, possibly allowing them to gain privileges or cause a denial of service..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
4.6/10
Exploit Score
3.9/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
6.4/10
Confidentiality Impact
Partial
Availability Impact
Partial
Integrity Impact
Partial

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:xfree86_project:x11r6:3.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:slackware:slackware_linux:3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:linux:5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:linux:5.2:*:i386:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:slackware:slackware_linux:3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:slackware:slackware_linux:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:suse:suse_linux:5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:suse:suse_linux:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:suse:suse_linux:6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:slackware:slackware_linux:3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:suse:suse_linux:5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:slackware:slackware_linux:3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -