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Vulnerability Details : CVE-1999-1402

The access permissions for a UNIX domain socket are ignored in Solaris 2.x and SunOS 4.x, and other BSD-based operating systems before 4.4, which could allow local users to connect to the socket and possibly disrupt or control the operations of the program using that socket.
Publish Date : 1997-05-17 Last Update Date : 2016-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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-1999-1402

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Freebsd Freebsd 2.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Freebsd Freebsd 2.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Freebsd Freebsd 2.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Freebsd Freebsd 2.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Freebsd Freebsd 2.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Freebsd Freebsd 2.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Freebsd Freebsd 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Freebsd Freebsd 3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS SUN Solaris 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS SUN Solaris 2.5 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS SUN Solaris 2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS SUN Solaris 2.5.1 PPC Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS SUN Solaris 2.5.1 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS SUN Solaris 2.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS SUN Solaris 2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS SUN Solaris 2.6 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS SUN Sunos 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Freebsd Freebsd 8
SUN Solaris 8
SUN Sunos 1

- References For CVE-1999-1402
BID 456 Multiple Vendor Unix Domain Socket Vulnerability Release Date:1997-06-19
XF sun-domain-socket-permissions(7172)
BUGTRAQ 19970517 UNIX domain socket (Solarisx86 2.5)
BUGTRAQ 19971003 Solaris 2.6 and sockets

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-1999-1402

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