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CVE-1999-0970 Detail

Description

The OmniHTTPD visadmin.exe program allows a remote attacker to conduct a denial of service via a malformed URL which causes a large number of temporary files to be created.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  06/05/1999

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-0970
Original release date:
06/05/1999
Last revised:
12/18/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/14311 External Source BUGTRAQ 19990605 Remote Exploit (Bug) in OmniHTTPd Web Server
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1808 External Source BID 1808
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/2271 External Source XF omnihttpd-dos(2271)

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:/a:omnicron:omnihttpd

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