CVE-1999-1197

Properties

Published:
19.12.1990
Updated:
17.10.2006
Patch available:
Severity:
High
CVSS vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/I:C/A:C/B:N) Approximated
Product:
Sun: SunOS

Vulnerability description

TIOCCONS in SunOS 4.1.1 does not properly check the permissions of a user who tries to redirect console output and input, which could allow a local user to gain privileges.

References:

CERT:http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-1990-12.html