Vulnerability Name:

CVE-1999-1459 (CCN-1388)

Assigned:1998-11-02
Published:1998-11-02
Updated:2017-12-19
Summary:BMC PATROL Agent before 3.2.07 allows local users to gain root privileges via a symlink attack on a temporary file.
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:File Manipulation
References:Source: MITRE
Type: CNA
CVE-1999-1459

Source: CCN
Type: BMC Software Support Web site
Customer Support

Source: CCN
Type: Internet Security Systems Security Alert #13
BMC PATROL File Creation Vulnerability

Source: CCN
Type: OSVDB ID: 11647
BMC PATROL Agent Symlink Local Privilege Escalation

Source: BID
Type: Vendor Advisory
534

Source: CCN
Type: BID-534
BMC Patrol Symbolic Link Vulnerability

Source: ISS
Type: Patch, Vendor Advisory
19981102 BMC PATROL File Creation Vulnerability

Source: CCN
Type: Internet Security Systems Security Alert #10
BMC PATROL File Creation Vulnerability

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
bmc-patrol-file-create(1388)

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
bmc-patrol-file-create(1388)

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/a:bmc:patrol_agent:3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/a:bmc:patrol_agent:3.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Configuration CCN 1:
  • cpe:/a:bmc:patrol_agent:3.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • * Denotes that component is vulnerable
    BACK
    bmc patrol agent 3.2
    bmc patrol agent 3.2.3
    bmc patrol agent 3.2.3