Vulnerability CVE-1999-0778


Published: 1999-06-25   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Buffer overflow in Xi Graphics Accelerated-X server allows local users to gain root access via a long display or query parameter.

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.2/10
10/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Xi graphics -> Accelerated-x server 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/488

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