CVE-ID

CVE-1999-1461

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
inpview in InPerson on IRIX 5.3 through IRIX 6.5.10 trusts the PATH environmental variable to find and execute the ttsession program, which allows local users to obtain root access by modifying the PATH to point to a Trojan horse ttsession program.
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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(3) Cole, Foat, Stracener
REJECT(1) Frech
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> Possible conflict with CVE-2000-0799.

Proposed (Legacy)
20010912
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