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CVE-1999-0381 Detail

Description

super 3.11.6 and other versions have a buffer overflow in the syslog utility which allows a local user to gain root access.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/26/1999

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/342 Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/templates/archive.pike?list=1&msg=Pine.LNX.3.96.990225011801.12757A-100000@eleet

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-0381
NVD Published Date:
02/26/1999
NVD Last Modified:
09/09/2008