CVE-ID

CVE-1999-1501

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
(1) ipxchk and (2) ipxlink in SGI OS2 IRIX 6.3 does not properly clear the IFS environmental variable before executing system calls, which allows local users to execute arbitrary commands.
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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(3) Cole, Foat, Wall
REJECT(1) Christey
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:irix-ipxchk-ipxlink-ifs-commands(7365)
 Christey> DUPE CVE-1999-1040

Proposed (Legacy)
20010912
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