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Vulnerability Details : CVE-1999-1586

loadmodule in SunOS 4.1.x, as used by xnews, does not properly sanitize its environment, which allows local users to gain privileges, a different vulnerability than CVE-1999-1584.
Publish Date : 1999-12-31 Last Update Date : 2017-07-11
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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) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-1999-1586

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS SUN Sunos 4.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS SUN Sunos 4.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS SUN Sunos 4.1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS SUN Sunos 4.1.3c * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
SUN Sunos 4

- References For CVE-1999-1586

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/498
XF sun-loadmodule(498)
http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-1995-12.html
CERT CA-95.12
http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/g-02.shtml
CIAC G-02

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-1999-1586

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


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