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CVE-1999-1140

CVE information

Published

24 years ago

Last Modified

4 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

Buffer overflow in CrackLib 2.5 may allow local users to gain root privileges via a long GECOS field..

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:a:alec_muffet:cracklib:2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
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