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CVE-1999-1593 Detail

Current Description

Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS) allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (connectivity loss) or steal credentials via a 1Ch registration that causes WINS to change the domain controller to point to a malicious server. NOTE: this problem may be limited when Windows 95/98 clients are used, or if the primary domain controller becomes unavailable.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/ntbugtraq/1998-1999/msg00371.html Broken Link Third Party Advisory
http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2001/Jan/0264.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2001/Jan/0269.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2001/Jan/0271.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2001/Jan/0274.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2001/Jan/0276.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2001/Jan/0289.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2001/Jan/0298.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2221 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www2.sans.org/reading_room/whitepapers/win2k/185.php Broken Link Exploit

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000:-
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_95:-
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_98:-
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-1593
NVD Published Date:
01/14/2009
NVD Last Modified:
01/10/2020