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CVE-1999-0524 Detail

Current Description

ICMP information such as (1) netmask and (2) timestamp is allowed from arbitrary hosts.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/01/1997
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 0.0 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 0.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/05/2010)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is configured by default to respond to all ICMP requests. Users may configure the firewall to prevent a system from responding to certain ICMP requests.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://descriptions.securescout.com/tc/11010
http://descriptions.securescout.com/tc/11011
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10705
http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?cmd=displayKC&externalId=1434
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/306
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/322
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10053

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-0524
NVD Published Date:
08/01/1997
NVD Last Modified:
07/10/2017