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CVE-1999-1432 Detail


Power management (Powermanagement) on Solaris 2.4 through 2.6 does not start the xlock process until after the sys-suspend has completed, which allows an attacker with physical access to input characters to the last active application from the keyboard for a short period after the system is restoring, which could lead to increased privileges.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/16/1998

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source BUGTRAQ 19980716 Security risk with powermanagemnet on Solaris 2.6 External Source BID 160

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