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CVE-1999-1022

CVE information

Published

28 years ago

Last Modified

4 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Medium

Impact Analysis

Description

serial_ports administrative program in IRIX 4.x and 5.x trusts the user's PATH environmental variable to find and execute the ls program, which allows local users to gain root privileges via a Trojan horse ls program..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
6.2/10
Exploit Score
1.9/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
High
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
10/10
Confidentiality Impact
Complete
Availability Impact
Complete
Integrity Impact
Complete

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:o:sgi:irix:5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:sgi:irix:5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:sgi:irix:4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -