Vulnerability CVE-1999-1102


Published: 1999-12-31   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
lpr on SunOS 4.1.1, BSD 4.3, A/UX 2.0.1, and other BSD-based operating systems allows local users to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack that is triggered after invoking lpr 1000 times.

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
2.1/10
2.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None
Affected software
SUN -> Sunos 
SGI -> IRIX 
BSD -> BSD 
Apple -> A UX 

 References:
http://ciac.llnl.gov/ciac/bulletins/e-25.shtml
http://www.phreak.org/archives/security/8lgm/8lgm.lpr
http://www.aenigma.net/resources/maillist/bugtraq/1994/0091.htm

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