Vulnerability Name:

CVE-1999-1496 (CCN-2277)

Assigned:1999-06-08
Published:1999-06-08
Updated:2017-12-19
Summary:Sudo 1.5 in Debian Linux 2.1 and Red Hat 6.0 allows local users to determine the existence of arbitrary files by attempting to execute the target filename as a program, which generates a different error message when the file does not exist.
CVSS v3 Severity:4.0 Medium (CCN CVSS v3.1 Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): None
CVSS v2 Severity:2.1 Low (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): None
2.1 Low (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Athentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): None
Vulnerability Type:CWE-Other
Vulnerability Consequences:Obtain Information
References:Source: MITRE
Type: CNA
CVE-1999-1496

Source: CCN
Type: BugTraq Mailing List, 1999-06-08 19:23:55
unneeded information in sudo

Source: CCN
Type: OSVDB ID: 9052
sudo File Existence Information Disclosure

Source: BUGTRAQ
Type: Exploit, Vendor Advisory
19990608 unneeded information in sudo

Source: BID
Type: Vendor Advisory
321

Source: CCN
Type: BID-321
Sudo Private File Existance Information Leakage Vulnerability

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
sudo-file-exists(2277)

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
sudo-file-exists(2277)

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Configuration 2:
  • cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:redhat:linux:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • * Denotes that component is vulnerable
    BACK
    todd_miller sudo 1.5
    debian debian linux 2.1
    redhat linux 6.0