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CVE-1999-1391 Detail


Vulnerability in NeXT 1.0a and 1.0 with publicly accessible printers allows local users to gain privileges via a combination of the npd program and weak directory permissions.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/03/1990

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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 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CIAC B-01 Patch; Third Party Advisory; US Government Resource External Source CERT CA-1990-06 External Source XF nextstep-npd-root-access(7143) External Source BID 10

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