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CVE-1999-1278 Detail

Description

nlog CGI scripts do not properly filter shell metacharacters from the IP address argument, which could allow remote attackers to execute certain commands via (1) nlog-smb.pl or (2) rpc-nlog.pl.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/25/1998

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-1278
Original release date:
12/25/1998
Last revised:
12/18/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=91470326629357&w=2 External Source BUGTRAQ 19981225 Re: Nlog v1.0 Released - Nmap 2.x log management / analyzing tool
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=91471400632145&w=2 External Source BUGTRAQ 19981226 Nlog 1.1b released - security holes fixed
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/1549 External Source XF http-cgi-nlog-metachars(1549)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/1550 External Source XF http-cgi-nlog-netbios(1550)

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:nlog:nlog:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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