CVE-ID

CVE-1999-1022

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
serial_ports administrative program in IRIX 4.x and 5.x trusts the user's PATH environmental variable to find and execute the ls program, which allows local users to gain root privileges via a Trojan horse ls program.
References
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Date Entry Created
20010831 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20010912)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(2) Cole, Frech
NOOP(2) Christey, Foat
Comments (Legacy)
 Christey> Note: CVE-1999-1310 is a duplicate of this candidate.
   CVE-1999-1310 will be REJECTed; this is the proper CAN to use.
   
   CIAC:F-01
   URL:http://ciac.llnl.gov/ciac/bulletins/f-01.shtml
   SGI:19941001-01-P
   URL:ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/19941001-01-P
   MISC:http://www.netsys.com/firewalls/firewalls-9410/0019.html

Proposed (Legacy)
20010912
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