SCI IRIX 5/5.2/6.0/6.1 Object Server Program Remote Code Execution

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A vulnerability was found in SCI IRIX 5/5.2/6.0/6.1 (Operating System) and classified as very critical. This issue affects an unknown functionality of the component Object Server Program. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

vulnerability in object server program in sgi irix 5.2 through 6.1 allows remote attackers to gain root privileges in certain configurations.

The weakness was released 01/03/1996 as 19960101-01-PX as confirmed patch (Website). The advisory is shared at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-1999-1319. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 02/21/2017).

Applying the patch 19960101-01-PX is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (7430) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-24871).





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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.4

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Class: Unknown
CWE: Unknown
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Patch: 19960101-01-PX


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Advisory: 19960101-01-PX
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-1999-1319 (🔍)
X-Force: 7430
Vulnerability Center: 24871 - SGI IRIX 5.2 - 6.1 Object Server Root Privileges Escalation Vulnerability, Critical


Created: 06/17/2014 04:48 PM
Updated: 02/21/2017 08:13 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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