CVE-1999-1048

1998-09-05T00:00:00
ID CVE-1999-1048
Type cve
Reporter NVD
Modified 2017-10-09T21:29:01

Description

Buffer overflow in bash 2.0.0, 1.4.17, and other versions allows local attackers to gain privileges by creating an extremely large directory name, which is inserted into the password prompt via the \w option in the PS1 environmental variable when another user changes into that directory.