NIS+ Table Local Privilege Escalation

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in NIS+ (affected version unknown). Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown functionality of the component Table Handler. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

the permissions for a system-critical nis+ table (e.g. passwd) are inappropriate.

The weakness was published 05/28/1996. This vulnerability is known as CVE-1999-0522. The exploitation appears to be easy. Attacking locally is a requirement. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. 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.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.4

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Class: Unknown
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CVE: CVE-1999-0522 (🔍)

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Created: 06/17/2014 05:03 PM
Updated: 04/03/2019 02:52 PM
Changes: (8) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai source_cve_nvd_published source_cve_nvd_summary
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