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CVE-1999-0169 Detail

Description

NFS allows attackers to read and write any file on the system by specifying a false UID.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/01/1997

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-0169
Original release date:
07/01/1997
Last revised:
09/09/2008
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
10.0 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:sun:nfs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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