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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      Last Modified:  08/01/1997      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-0524
Original release date:
08/01/1997
Last revised:
07/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
0.0 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
0.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Unknown

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 Type Source Name
http://descriptions.securescout.com/tc/11010 External Source MISC http://descriptions.securescout.com/tc/11010
http://descriptions.securescout.com/tc/11011 External Source MISC http://descriptions.securescout.com/tc/11011
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10705 External Source CONFIRM http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10705
http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?cmd=displayKC&externalId=1434 External Source MISC http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?cmd=displayKC&externalId=1434
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/306 External Source XF icmp-netmask(306)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/322 External Source XF icmp-timestamp(322)
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10053 External Source CONFIRM https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10053

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