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CVE-1999-1168 Detail

Current Description

install.iss installation script for Internet Security Scanner (ISS) for Linux, version 5.3, allows local users to change the permissions of arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary file.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/12640 Exploit

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:iss:internet_security_scanner:5.3:*:linux:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-1168
NVD Published Date:
02/20/1999
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008