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Vulnerability Details : CVE-1999-1328

linuxconf before 1.11.r11-rh3 on Red Hat Linux 5.1 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files and gain root access via a symlink attack.
Publish Date : 1999-12-31 Last Update Date : 2016-10-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-1999-1328

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Redhat Linux 5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Linux 1

- References For CVE-1999-1328

http://www.osvdb.org/6068
OSVDB 6068
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=90383955231511&w=2
BUGTRAQ 19980823 Security concerns in linuxconf shipped w/RedHat 5.1
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/7232.php
XF linuxconf-symlink-gain-privileges(7232)
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/rh51-errata-general.html#linuxconf CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-1999-1328

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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