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CVE-1999-0620 Detail

Current Description

** REJECT ** DO NOT USE THIS CANDIDATE NUMBER. ConsultIDs: None. Reason: this candidate is solely about a configuration that does not directly introduce security vulnerabilities, so it is more appropriate to cover under the Common Configuration Enumeration (CCE). Notes: the former description is: "A component service related to NIS is running."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/01/1999
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Evaluator Impact

This Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) entry is a configuration issue and not a software flaw. As such, it doesn’t fit in the CVE software flaw list. The Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score for this CVE entry has been set to 0 because this CVE entry has no impact as a software flaw according to CVSS. This does not mean that the configuration issue is not important and there may be security implications relative to computers having this configuration.

Evaluator Solution

These protocols, such as RPC ypbind, yppasswd, ypserv, ypupdated, and ypxfrd, are unsecured protocols for Internet facing systems and should only be used on a trusted network segment, otherwise disabled. The software should be patched and configured properly.

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CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-0620
NVD Published Date:
01/01/1999
NVD Last Modified:
08/01/2008