CVE-1999-1517

1999-11-01T05:00:00
ID CVE-1999-1517
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2016-10-18T02:05:00

Description

runtar in the Amanda backup system used in various UNIX operating systems executes tar with root privileges, which allows a user to overwrite or read arbitrary files by providing the target files to runtar.