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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-1999-1120

Original release date: 01/04/1997
Last revised: 09/05/2008


netprint in SGI IRIX 6.4 and earlier trusts the PATH environmental variable for finding and executing the disable program, which allows local users to gain privileges.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.6 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SGI
Name: 19961203-01-PX
External Source: XF
Name: sgi-netprint(2107)
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 19970104 Irix: netprint story
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SGI
Name: 19961203-02-PX
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 993
External Source: BID
Name: 395
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/o:sgi:irix:5.3
* cpe:/o:sgi:irix:6.0
* cpe:/o:sgi:irix:6.0.1
* cpe:/o:sgi:irix:6.1
* cpe:/o:sgi:irix:6.2
* cpe:/o:sgi:irix:6.3
* cpe:/o:sgi:irix:6.4 and previous versions

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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