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Vulnerability Details : CVE-1999-1327

Buffer overflow in linuxconf 1.11r11-rh2 on Red Hat Linux 5.1 allows local users to gain root privileges via a long LANG environmental variable.
Publish Date : 1999-12-31 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) OverflowGain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-1999-1327

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Redhat Linux 5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Linux 1

- References For CVE-1999-1327

http://www.osvdb.org/6065
OSVDB 6065
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/7239.php
XF linuxconf-lang-bo(7239)
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=90221103125826&w=2
BUGTRAQ 19980601 Re: SECURITY: Red Hat Linux 5.1 linuxconf bug (fwd)
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/rh51-errata-general.html#linuxconf CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-1999-1327

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


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