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CVE-1999-0434

CVE information

Published

23 years ago

Last Modified

14 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

XFree86 xfs 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
High
Base Score
7.5/10
Exploit Score
10/10
Access Vector
Network
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:o:caldera:openlinux:1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:linux:5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:2.0:r5:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:suse:suse_linux:5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -