National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-1999-1138
Original release date:09/17/1993
SCO UNIX System V/386 Release 3.2, and other SCO products, installs the home directories (1) /tmp for the dos user, and (2) /usr/tmp for the asg user, which allows other users to gain access to those accounts since /tmp and /usr/tmp are world-writable.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0 incomplete approximation):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type:Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service
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CERT/CC Advisory: CA-1993-13
External Source: XF
Type: Advisory; Patch Information