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CVE-1999-1424 Detail

Current Description

Solaris Solstice AdminSuite (AdminSuite) 2.1 uses unsafe permissions when adding new users to the NIS+ password table, which allows local users to gain root access by modifying their password table entries.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.2 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): High
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
http://sunsolve.sun.com/pub-cgi/retrieve.pl?doctype=coll&doc=secbull/145 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/208 Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:sun:solstice_adminsuite:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sun:solstice_adminsuite:2.1:*:x86:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sun:solstice_adminsuite:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sun:solstice_adminsuite:2.2:*:x86:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-1424
NVD Published Date:
11/10/1997
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008