CVE-1999-1214 Details

CVE-1999-1214

Published: 1997-09-15
Last Modified: 2017-10-10
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database
CVE Assigner: cve@mitre.org
Summary

The asynchronous I/O facility in 4.4 BSD kernel does not check user credentials when setting the recipient of I/O notification, which allows local users to cause a denial of service by using certain ioctl and fcntl calls to cause the signal to be sent to an arbitrary process ID.

Analysis
Common Vulnerability Score System v2.0
Severity Low
Base Score 2.1/10
Exploit Score 3.9/10
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Impact Score 2.9/10
Confidentiality Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Vector String AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Common Vulnerability Score System v3.1

NIST has not assigned a CVSSv3.1 Score.

Products Reported
CPE Vulnerable Start Excluding
cpe:2.3:o:sgi:irix:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* Yes - -
cpe:2.3:o:bsd:bsd:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* Yes - -
cpe:2.3:o:bsd:bsd:4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:* Yes - -
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:6.2:stable:*:*:*:*:*:* Yes - -
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:2.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:* Yes - -
cpe:2.3:o:openbsd:openbsd:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:* Yes - -
References

http://www.openbsd.com/advisories/signals.txt
http://www.osvdb.org/11062
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/556

CVE ID
CVE-1999-1214
Published
1997-09-15
Modified
2017-10-10
CVSSv2.0
Low
PCI Compliance
Pass
US-CERT Alert
No
CWE
CWE-255

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