• CVSS Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings • CPE Information
screen and rxvt in Red Hat Linux 6.0 do not properly set the modes of tty devices, which allows local users to write to other ttys.
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Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Record Created
20000523 Disclaimer: The record 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 (20000524)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(2) Baker, Levy
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(1) Christey
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:linux-tty-improper-mode
 Christey> BUGTRAQ:19990607 Re: RedHat 6.0, /dev/pts permissions bug when using xterm
   BUGTRAQ:19990607 Re: Red Hat 6.0, /dev/pts permissions bug when using xterm

Proposed (Legacy)
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