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CVE-1999-1383

CVE information

Published

25 years ago

Last Modified

5 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Medium

Impact Analysis

Description

(1) bash before 1.14.7, and (2) tcsh 6.05 allow local users to gain privileges via directory names that contain shell metacharacters (` back-tick), which can cause the commands enclosed in the directory name to be executed when the shell expands filenames using the \w option in the PS1 variable..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
4.6/10
Exploit Score
3.9/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
6.4/10
Confidentiality Impact
Partial
Availability Impact
Partial
Integrity Impact
Partial

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:bash:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:tcsh:tcsh:6.05:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:bash:1.14.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:bash:1.14.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:bash:1.14.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:bash:1.14.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:bash:1.14.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:bash:1.14.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -

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