SCO Unix 3.2/4.0/4.1/4.2 prwarn privileges management

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in SCO Unix 3.2/4.0/4.1/4.2 (Operating System). This issue affects some unknown processing of the component prwarn. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-269. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

vulnerability in prwarn in sco unix 4.2 and earlier allows local users to gain root access.

The weakness was released 11/30/1994 as CIAC F-05 as not defined advisory (CIAC). It is possible to read the advisory at ciac.llnl.gov. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-1999-1303. The exploitation is known to be easy. Attacking locally is a requirement. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 13692 and 13693.

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  • SCO Open Desktop 2.0/3.0

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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-269
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Vendor: http://www.sco.com/

Advisory: CIAC F-05
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-1999-1303 (🔍)
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Entryinfoedit

Created: 06/17/2014 01:28 PM
Updated: 05/18/2018 09:18 AM
Changes: (6) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai
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