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CVE-1999-0626 Detail

Description

A version of rusers is running that exposes valid user information to any entity on the network.

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

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 0.0 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 0.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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

rusers is an unsecured and obsolete protocol and it should be disabled.

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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:sun:rpc.ruserd:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-0626
NVD Published Date:
01/01/1997
NVD Last Modified:
09/09/2008