Vulnerability Name:

CVE-1999-0656

Assigned:1999-01-01
Published:1999-01-01
Updated:2017-07-11
Summary:The ugidd RPC interface, by design, allows remote attackers to enumerate valid usernames by specifying arbitrary UIDs that ugidd maps to local user and group names.
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.
CVSS v3 Severity:5.3 Medium (CCN CVSS v3.1 Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/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): Low
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): None
CVSS v2 Severity:5.0 Medium (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): None
5.0 Medium (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Athentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): None
Vulnerability Type:CWE-16
References:Source: MISC
Type: UNKNOWN
http://ca.com/au/securityadvisor/vulninfo/Vuln.aspx?ID=1638

Source: MITRE
Type: CNA
CVE-1999-0656

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
linux-ugidd(348)

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • * Denotes that component is vulnerable
    BACK
    linux linux kernel *