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CVE-1999-1214 Detail

Current Description

The asynchronous I/O facility in 4.4 BSD kernel does not check user credentials when setting the recipient of I/O notification, which allows local users to cause a denial of service by using certain ioctl and fcntl calls to cause the signal to be sent to an arbitrary process ID.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/15/1997
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openbsd.com/advisories/signals.txt
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/556

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-1214
NVD Published Date:
09/15/1997
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2017