CVE-ID

CVE-1999-1371

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
Buffer overflow in /usr/bin/write in Solaris 2.6 and 7 allows local users to gain privileges via a long string in the terminal name argument.
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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)
Modified (20040723)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(2) Cole, Dik
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(3) Christey, Foat, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:solaris-write-bo(7546)
 Christey> This appears to be a rediscovery of the problem for Solaris
   2.8:
   BUGTRAQ:20011114 /usr/bin/write (solaris2.x) Segmentation Fault
   URL:http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=100588255815773&w=2
 Dik> sun bug:  4218941

Proposed (Legacy)
20010912
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