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CVE-1999-1495 Detail

Current Description

xtvscreen in SuSE Linux 6.0 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the pic000.pnm file.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/12580 Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/325 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/1792

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:suse:suse_linux:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-1495
NVD Published Date:
02/18/1999
NVD Last Modified:
12/18/2017