Vulnerability Name:

CVE-1999-0639

Assigned:1999-01-01
Published:1999-01-01
Updated:2007-07-13
Summary:The chargen service is running.
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.
chargen service is an unsecured and obsolete protocol and it should be disabled. Historically it has been used to perform denial of service attacks. Ping and traceroute can be used to provide the same functionality.
CVSS v3 Severity:0.0 Low (CCN CVSS v3.1 Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:N)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): None
CVSS v2 Severity:0.0 Low (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:N)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): None
0.0 Low (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:N)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Athentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): None
Vulnerability Type:CWE-Other
References:Source: MITRE
Type: CNA
CVE-1999-0639

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