VDB-13771 · CVE-1999-1384 · BID 470

SGI IRIX up to 6.3 Indigo Magic System Tour/Systour Local Privilege Escalation

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in SGI IRIX up to 6.3 (Operating System). Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown functionality of the component Indigo Magic System Tour/Systour. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

indigo magic system tour in the sgi system tour package (systour) for irix 5.x through 6.3 allows local users to gain root privileges via a trojan horse .exitops program which is called by the inst command that is executed by the removesystemtour program.

The weakness was released 10/30/1996 by Tun-Hui Hu as confirmed posting (Bugtraq). It is possible to read the advisory at marc.theaimsgroup.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-1999-1384. 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.

Upgrading to version 6.4 or 6.5 eliminates this vulnerability.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.0

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Class: Unknown
CWE: Unknown
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Upgrade: IRIX 6.4/6.5


10/30/1996 🔍
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05/18/2018 +1431 days 🔍


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

Advisory: marc.theaimsgroup.com
Researcher: Tun-Hui Hu
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-1999-1384 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 470 - IRIX Systour and OutOfBox Vulnerabilities


Created: 06/17/2014 05:36 PM
Updated: 05/18/2018 09:23 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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