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CVE-1999-1382 Detail


NetWare NFS mode 1 and 2 implements the "Read Only" flag in Unix by changing the ownership of a file to root, which allows local users to gain root privileges by creating a setuid program and setting it to "Read Only," which NetWare-NFS changes to a setuid root program.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/31/1999

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
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 External Source BUGTRAQ 19980108 NetWare NFS External Source BUGTRAQ 19980812 Re: Netware NFS (fwd) Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM External Source XF netware-nfs-file-ownership(7246)

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