SGI IRIX 5.2/6.0/6.0.1 Desktop Permissions Tool privileges management

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in SGI IRIX 5.2/6.0/6.0.1 (Operating System). Affected by this issue is an unknown functionality of the component Desktop Permissions Tool. 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. CVE summarizes:

sgi desktop permissions tool in irix 6.0.1 and earlier allows local users to modify permissions for arbitrary files and gain privileges.

The weakness was published 03/03/1995 as 19950301-01-P373 as confirmed patch (Website). The advisory is shared for download at patches.sgi.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-1999-1243. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack needs to be approached locally. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at patches.sgi.com.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 1751) and X-Force (2113). ciac.llnl.gov is providing further details.

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

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Patch: patches.sgi.com

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Vendor: http://www.sgi.com/

Advisory: 19950301-01-P373
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-1999-1243 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 1751 - IRIX permissions File Manipulation Vulnerability
X-Force: 2113 - IRIX permissions tool can be used to arbitrarily change file permissions

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Created: 06/17/2014 03:45 PM
Updated: 05/18/2018 09:19 AM
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