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CVE-1999-1210

CVE information

Published

24 years ago

Last Modified

4 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

xterm in Digital UNIX 4.0B *with* patch kit 5 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a core dump file, which is created when xterm is called with a DISPLAY environmental variable set to a display that xterm cannot access..

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:digital:unix:4.0b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
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