Sun SunOS 4.1.3/4.1.4 ypbind ypset/ypsetme path traversal

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Sun SunOS 4.1.3/4.1.4 (Operating System). Affected is an unknown functionality of the component ypbind. The manipulation of the argument ypset/ypsetme with an unknown input leads to a directory traversal vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-22. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

ypbind with -ypset and -ypsetme options activated in linux slackware and sunos allows local and remote attackers to overwrite files via a .. (dot dot) attack.

The weakness was shared 02/05/1997 as 19970205 as not defined advisory (Website). The advisory is available at nai.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-1999-0298. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

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  • Sun SunOS 4.1.3/4.1.4
  • Slackware Linux 2.1/2.2/2.3

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Class: Directory traversal
CWE: CWE-22
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Vendor: https://www.oracle.com/sun/

Advisory: 19970205
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-1999-0298 (🔍)

Entryinfoedit

Created: 06/18/2014 12:53 AM
Updated: 05/18/2018 10:07 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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