CVE-1999-1438

Properties

Published:
21.02.1991
Updated:
20.10.2005
Patch available:
Severity:
High
CVSS vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/I:C/A:C/B:N) Approximated
Product:
Sun: SunOS
Sun: SunOS
Sun: SunOS

Vulnerability description

Vulnerability in /bin/mail in SunOS 4.1.1 and earlier allows local users to gain root privileges via certain command line arguments.

References:

CERT: http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-91.01a.SunOS.mail.vulnerability
Sun: http://sunsolve.sun.com/pub-cgi/retrieve.pl?doctype=coll&doc=secbull/105
SUN: http://sunsolve.sun.com/pub-cgi/retrieve.pl?doctype=coll&doc=secbull/105
BID: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15