Vulnerability Name:

CVE-1999-1458 (CCN-3138)

Assigned:1999-01-25
Published:1999-01-25
Updated:2017-12-19
Summary:Buffer overflow in at program in Digital UNIX 4.0 allows local users to gain root privileges via a long command line argument.
CVSS v3 Severity:9.3 Critical (CCN CVSS v3.1 Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Changed
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availibility (A): High
CVSS v2 Severity:7.2 High (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availibility (A): Complete
7.2 High (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Athentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availibility (A): Complete
Vulnerability Type:CWE-Other
Vulnerability Consequences:Gain Privileges
References:Source: CCN
Type: BugTraq Mailing List, Mon, 25 Jan 1999 12:21:45 -0800
Digital Unix 4.0 exploitable buffer overflows

Source: CCN
Type: BugTraq Mailing List, Mon, 1 Feb 1999 13:41:25 -0800
Digital Unix Buffer Overflows: Exploits

Source: CCN
Type: CIAC Information Bulletin J-027
Digital Unix Vulnerabilities ( at , inc )

Source: MITRE
Type: CNA
CVE-1999-1458

Source: CCN
Type: Compaq Services Software Patches
Executable stacks allow suid applications to exploit security hole

Source: CCN
Type: Compaq Computer Corporation Advisory SSRT0583U
DIGITAL UNIX at & inc V4.0, V4.0a, V4.0b, V4.0c, V4.0d, V4.0e - Potential Security Vulnerability

Source: SCO
Type: Patch, Vendor Advisory
SSRT0583U

Source: CCN
Type: OSVDB ID: 8763
Digital Unix at Command Line Argument Privilege Escalation

Source: BUGTRAQ
Type: Exploit, Patch, Vendor Advisory
19990125 Digital Unix 4.0 exploitable buffer overflows

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
du-at(3138)

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
du-at(3138)

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/o:digital:unix:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:digital:unix:4.0a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:digital:unix:4.0b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:digital:unix:4.0c:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:digital:unix:4.0d:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:digital:unix:4.0e:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Configuration CCN 1:
  • cpe:/o:compaq:tru64:4.0d:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:compaq:tru64:4.0e:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:compaq:tru64:4.0b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • * Denotes that component is vulnerable
    BACK
    digital unix 4.0
    digital unix 4.0a
    digital unix 4.0b
    digital unix 4.0c
    digital unix 4.0d
    digital unix 4.0e
    compaq tru64 4.0d
    compaq tru64 4.0e
    compaq tru64 4.0b