22129 : Multics on 6180 Tally Word Permission Error Login DoS
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
1974-06-01

Description

Multics on 6180 contains a flaw that may allow a local user to crash the machine. The issue occured during the login process, when the 'tally word' did not have write permission, causing an access violation, subsequently crashing the entire machine. This could be performed without authenticating on the machine.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Impact: Loss of Availability
Exploit: Exploit Public

Solution

Currently, there are no known upgrades, patches, or workarounds available to correct this issue.

Products

Multics
Multics on 6180
Unknown or Unspecified

References

Credit

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