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CVE-1999-0341 Detail

Description

Buffer overflow in the Linux mail program "deliver" allows local users to gain root access.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/01/1998

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-0341
Original release date:
01/01/1998
Last revised:
09/09/2008
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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