Digital Ultrix 4.1/4.2 lat/telnet Remote Code Execution

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A vulnerability was found in Digital Ultrix 4.1/4.2. It has been classified as very critical. This affects an unknown code block of the file lat/telnet. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

vulnerability in lat/telnet gateway (lattelnet) on ultrix 4.1 and 4.2 allows attackers to gain root privileges.

The weakness was released 12/31/1991 (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-1999-1032. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 01/31/2019).

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at SecurityFocus (BID 26).




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.4

VulDB Base Score: 9.8
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Class: Unknown
CWE: Unknown
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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08/14/1991 🔍
12/31/1991 +139 days 🔍
12/31/1991 +0 days 🔍
06/16/2014 +8203 days 🔍
01/31/2019 +1690 days 🔍


Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-1999-1032 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 26 - ULTRIX LAT/Telnet gateway Vulnerability


Created: 06/16/2014 03:30 PM
Updated: 01/31/2019 01:25 PM
Changes: (3) advisory_url source_securityfocus_date source_securityfocus_class
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