CVE-ID

CVE-1999-1499

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
named in ISC BIND 4.9 and 8.1 allows local users to destroy files via a symlink attack on (1) named_dump.db when root kills the process with a SIGINT, or (2) named.stats when SIGIOT is used.
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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)
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(2) Cole, Wall
REJECT(1) Foat
Comments (Legacy)
 Foat> The files get written to /var/named which the user does not have write 
   access.
 Frech> XF:bind-sigint-sigiot-symlink(7366)

Proposed (Legacy)
20010912
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