CVE-1999-1269 Details

CVE-1999-1269

Published: 1998-02-06
Last Modified: 2017-12-19
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database
CVE Assigner: cve@mitre.org
Summary

Screen savers in KDE beta 3 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the .kss.pid file.

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 None
Integrity Impact Partial
Vector String AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Common Vulnerability Score System v3.1

NIST has not assigned a CVSSv3.1 Score.

Products Reported
CPE Vulnerable Start Excluding
cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde_beta_3:initial:*:*:*:*:*:*:* Yes - -
References

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/8506
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/1641

CVE ID
CVE-1999-1269
Published
1998-02-06
Modified
2017-12-19
CVSSv2.0
Low
PCI Compliance
Pass
US-CERT Alert
No
CWE
CWE Pending

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