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Vulnerability Details : CVE-1999-1398

Vulnerability in xfsdump in SGI IRIX may allow local users to obtain root privileges via the bck.log log file, possibly via a symlink attack.
Publish Date : 1997-05-07 Last Update Date : 2016-10-17
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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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-1999-1398

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS SGI Irix 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS SGI Irix 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS SGI Irix 5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS SGI Irix 5.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS SGI Irix 5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS SGI Irix 5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS SGI Irix 5.3 XFS Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS SGI Irix 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS SGI Irix 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS SGI Irix 6.0.1 XFS Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS SGI Irix 6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS SGI Irix 6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS SGI Irix 6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS SGI Irix 6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
SGI Irix 14

- References For CVE-1999-1398
BID 472 IRIX xfsdump Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
BUGTRAQ 19970507 Irix: misc

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-1999-1398

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