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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-1999-1389

Original release date: 05/11/1998
Last revised: 09/05/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

US Robotics/3Com Total Control Chassis with Frame Relay between 3.6.22 and 3.7.24 does not properly enforce access filters when the "set host prompt" setting is made for a port, which allows attackers to bypass restrictions by providing the hostname twice at the "host: " prompt.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 19980511 3Com/USR Total Control Chassis dialup port access filters
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 99
Type: Advisory

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