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Vulnerability Details : CVE-1999-0073

Telnet allows a remote client to specify environment variables including LD_LIBRARY_PATH, allowing an attacker to bypass the normal system libraries and gain root access.
Publish Date : 1995-10-13 Last Update Date : 2008-09-09
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-1999-0073

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Digital Osf 1 1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Digital Osf 1 1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Digital Osf 1 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Digital Osf 1 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Digital Osf 1 3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Digital Unix 3.2g Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Digital Unix 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS SGI Irix 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS SGI Irix 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS SGI Irix 5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS SGI Irix 5.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS SGI Irix 5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS SGI Irix 5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS SGI Irix 5.3 XFS Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS SGI Irix 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS SGI Irix 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS SGI Irix 6.0.1 XFS Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS SGI Irix 6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS SGI Irix 6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS SGI Irix 6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Digital Osf 1 5
Digital Unix 2
SGI Irix 13

- References For CVE-1999-0073

No references found

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-1999-0073

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