Executive Summary

Name CVE-1999-1461 First vendor Publication 1997-05-07
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2016-10-18

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 7.2 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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inpview in InPerson on IRIX 5.3 through IRIX 6.5.10 trusts the PATH environmental variable to find and execute the ttsession program, which allows local users to obtain root access by modifying the PATH to point to a Trojan horse ttsession program.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-1999-1461

CAPEC : Common Attack Pattern Enumeration & Classification

Id Name
CAPEC-38 Leveraging/Manipulating Configuration File Search Paths

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Os 6

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
59290 IRIX InPerson inpview Path Subversion Local Privilege Escalation

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/381
BUGTRAQ http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=87602167420921&w=2
SGI ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20001101-01-I

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2021-05-04 12:01:04
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2020-05-23 00:14:18
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2016-10-18 12:00:49
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2013-05-11 11:58:57
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