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CVE-1999-1214

Date: (C)1997-09-15   (M)2017-10-12
 
CVSS Score: 2.1Access Vector: LOCAL
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9Access Complexity: LOW
Impact Subscore: 2.9Authentication: NONE
 Confidentiality: NONE
 Integrity: NONE
 Availability: PARTIAL











The asynchronous I/O facility in 4.4 BSD kernel does not check user credentials when setting the recipient of I/O notification, which allows local users to cause a denial of service by using certain ioctl and fcntl calls to cause the signal to be sent to an arbitrary process ID.

Reference:
OSVDB-11062
http://www.openbsd.com/advisories/signals.txt
http://www.openbsd.com/advisories/signals.txt
openbsd-iosig(556)

CPE    3
cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:2.0.4
cpe:/o:sgi:irix
cpe:/o:openbsd:openbsd:2.1
CWE    1
CWE-255

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