CVE-ID

CVE-1999-1580

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
SunOS sendmail 5.59 through 5.65 uses popen to process a forwarding host argument, which allows local users to gain root privileges by modifying the IFS (Internal Field Separator) variable and passing crafted values to the -oR option.
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Date Entry Created
20050421 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)
Assigned (20050421)
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Proposed (Legacy)
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