CVE-ID

CVE-1999-0845

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
Buffer overflow in SCO su program allows local users to gain root access via a long username.
References
Note: References are provided for the convenience of the reader to help distinguish between vulnerabilities. The list is not intended to be complete.
  • BUGTRAQ:19991126 [w00giving '99 #5 and w00news]: UnixWare 7's su
  • SCO:99.19
  • BUGTRAQ:19991128 SCO su patches
Date Entry Created
19991207 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 (19991208)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(4) Armstrong, Cole, Prosser, Stracener
MODIFY(1) Frech
RECAST(1) Baker
REVIEWING(1) Christey
Comments (Legacy)
 Christey> DUPE CVE-1999-0317?
 Frech> XF:sco-su-username-bo
 Christey> ADDREF BID:826
   CONFIRM:ftp://ftp.sco.com/SSE/sse039.tar.Z

Proposed (Legacy)
19991208
This is an entry on the CVE list, which standardizes names for security problems.