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Vulnerability Details : CVE-1999-1407

ifdhcpc-done script for configuring DHCP on Red Hat Linux 5 allows local users to append text to arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the dhcplog file.
Publish Date : 1998-03-09 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
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-1999-1407

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Redhat Linux 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Linux 1

- References For CVE-1999-1407

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/368
BID 368 RedHat dhcp Symbolic Link Vulnerability Release Date:1998-03-09
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/7294.php
XF initscripts-ifdhcpdone-dhcplog-symlink(7294)
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=88950856416985&w=2
BUGTRAQ 19980309 *sigh* another RH5 /tmp problem
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/rh50-errata-general.html#initscripts CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-1999-1407

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


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