CVE-1999-1407 Details

CVE-1999-1407

Published: 1998-03-09
Last Modified: 2016-10-18
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database
CVE Assigner: cve@mitre.org
Summary

ifdhcpc-done script for configuring DHCP on Red Hat Linux 5 allows local users to append text to arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the dhcplog 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:redhat:linux:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:* Yes - -
References

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=88950856416985&w=2
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/7294.php
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/rh50-errata-general.html#initscripts
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/368

CVE ID
CVE-1999-1407
Published
1998-03-09
Modified
2016-10-18
CVSSv2.0
Low
PCI Compliance
Pass
US-CERT Alert
No
CWE
CWE Pending

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