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Vulnerability Details : CVE-1999-0099

Buffer overflow in syslog utility allows local or remote attackers to gain root privileges.
Publish Date : 1995-10-19 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) OverflowGain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-1999-0099

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Bsdi Bsd Os 2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Bsdi Bsd Os 2.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Convex Convexos 10.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Convex Convexos 10.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Convex Convexos 11.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Convex Convexos 11.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Convex Spp-ux 3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Cray Unicos 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Cray Unicos 8.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Cray Unicos 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS IBM AIX 3.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS IBM AIX 4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS SUN Solaris 2.4 * X86 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS SUN Sunos 4.1.3u1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS SUN Sunos 4.1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS SUN Sunos 4.1.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS SUN Sunos 5.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS SUN Sunos 5.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Bsdi Bsd Os 2
Convex Convexos 4
Convex Spp-ux 1
Cray Unicos 3
SUN Solaris 1
SUN Sunos 5

- References For CVE-1999-0099

No references found

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-1999-0099

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