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CVE-1999-1158 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in (1) pluggable authentication module (PAM) on Solaris 2.5.1 and 2.5 and (2) unix_scheme in Solaris 2.4 and 2.3 allows local users to gain root privileges via programs that use these modules such as passwd, yppasswd, and nispasswd.

Source:  MITRE
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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
ftp://ftp.auscert.org.au/pub/auscert/advisory/AA-97.09.Solaris.passwd.buffer.overrun.vul
http://sunsolve.sun.com/pub-cgi/retrieve.pl?doctype=coll&doc=secbull/139&type=0&nav=sec.sba Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:sun:sunos:5.3
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 cpe:/o:sun:sunos:5.4
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 cpe:/o:sun:sunos:5.5
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 cpe:/o:sun:sunos:5.5.1
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-1158
NVD Published Date:
05/13/1997
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018