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CVE-1999-1072 Detail

Description

Excite for Web Servers (EWS) 1.1 allows local users to gain privileges by obtaining the encrypted password from the world-readable Architext.conf authentication file and replaying the encrypted password in an HTTP request to AT-generated.cgi or AT-admin.cgi.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/30/1998

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-1072
Original release date:
11/30/1998
Last revised:
10/17/2016
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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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=91248445931140&w=2 External Source BUGTRAQ 19981130 Security bugs in Excite for Web Servers 1.1

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:excite:ews:1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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