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Vulnerability Details : CVE-1999-0691

Buffer overflow in the AddSuLog function of the CDE dtaction utility allows local users to gain root privileges via a long user name.
Publish Date : 1999-09-13 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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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) OverflowGain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CDE AddSuLog Function Buffer Overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3078 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-1999-0691

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application CDE CDE 1.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application CDE CDE 1.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application CDE CDE 1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application CDE CDE 1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application CDE CDE 2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application CDE CDE 2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Digital Unix 4.0e * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Digital Unix 4.0d * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Digital Unix 4.0f * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS IBM AIX 4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS IBM AIX 4.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS IBM AIX 4.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS IBM AIX 4.1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS IBM AIX 4.1.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS IBM AIX 4.1.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS IBM AIX 4.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS IBM AIX 4.2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS IBM AIX 4.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS IBM AIX 4.3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS IBM AIX 4.3.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS SUN Solaris 2.4 * X86 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS SUN Solaris 2.5.1 * X86 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS SUN Solaris 2.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS SUN Solaris 7.0 * X86 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS SUN Sunos 5.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS SUN Sunos 5.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS SUN Sunos 5.5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS SUN Sunos 5.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
CDE CDE 6
Digital Unix 3
IBM AIX 11
SUN Solaris 4
SUN Sunos 4

- References For CVE-1999-0691

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/635
BID 635 Multiple Vendor CDE dtaction Userflag Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:1999-09-13
http://sunsolve.sun.com/pub-cgi/retrieve.pl?doctype=coll&doc=secbull/192
SUN 00192
http://www1.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=HPSBUX9909-103
HP HPSBUX9909-103
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A3078
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3078

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-1999-0691

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


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