CVE-1999-1276

NameCVE-1999-1276
Descriptionfte-console in the fte package before 0.46b-4.1 does not drop root privileges, which allows local users to gain root access via the virtual console device.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)

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