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CVE-1999-1184 Detail

Description

Buffer overflow in Elm 2.4 and earlier allows local users to gain privileges via a long TERM environmental variable.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/13/1997

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-1184
Original release date:
05/13/1997
Last revised:
10/17/2016
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.6 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial 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=87602167420967&w=2 External Source BUGTRAQ 19970513
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=87602167420970&w=2 External Source BUGTRAQ 19970514 Re: ELM overflow

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