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CVE-1999-1487 Detail

Current Description

Vulnerability in digest in AIX 4.3 allows printq users to gain root privileges by creating and/or modifing any file on the system.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
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://www.iss.net/security_center/static/7477.php
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/405 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www-1.ibm.com/servlet/support/manager?rt=0&rs=0&org=apars&doc=41D8B61D1E1C4FAB852567C9002C546C Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:aix:4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:aix:4.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:aix:4.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:aix:4.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:aix:4.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:aix:4.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:aix:4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:aix:4.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:aix:4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-1487
NVD Published Date:
01/21/1998
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008