CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-1999-0433

Published: Mar 21, 1999 | Modified: Sep 09, 2008
CVSS 3.x
N/A
Source:
NVD
CVSS 2.x
4.6 MEDIUM
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

XFree86 startx command is vulnerable to a symlink attack, allowing local users to create files in restricted directories, possibly allowing them to gain privileges or cause a denial of service.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
X11r6 Xfree86_project 3.3.3 3.3.3

References