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CVE-1999-1461

CVE information

Published

25 years ago

Last Modified

5 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

inpview in InPerson on IRIX 5.3 through IRIX 6.5.10 trusts the PATH environmental variable to find and execute the ttsession program, which allows local users to obtain root access by modifying the PATH to point to a Trojan horse ttsession program..

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:sgi:irix:5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:sgi:irix:6.5.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:sgi:irix:6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:sgi:irix:6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:sgi:irix:6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:sgi:irix:6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -