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CVE-1999-1095

CVE information

Published

25 years ago

Last Modified

6 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

sort creates temporary files and follows symbolic links, which allows local users to modify arbitrary files that are writable by the user running sort, as observed in updatedb and other programs that use sort..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
7.2/10
Exploit Score
3.9/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Low
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:redhat:linux:4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:slackware:slackware_linux:3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -