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A vulnerability was found in SCO UnixWare 2.0.x/2.1.0 (Operating System) and classified as critical. This issue affects some unknown functionality of the component System Call Handler. 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 a certain system call in sco unixware 2.0.x and 2.1.0 allows local users to access arbitrary files and gain root privileges.
The weakness was disclosed 09/04/1996 as 96:002 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared at ftp.sco.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-1999-1252. The exploitation is known to be easy. An attack has to be approached locally. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.
Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.0
VulDB Base Score: 8.4
VulDB Temp Score: 8.0
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ExploitingClass: Privilege escalation
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-1999-1252 (🔍)
X-Force: 1966 - SCO system call can give local user root privileges
EntryCreated: 06/17/2014 05:23 PM
Updated: 05/18/2018 09:22 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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