CVE-1999-0627

Current Description

The rexd service is running, which uses weak authentication that can allow an attacker to execute commands.

Evaluator Description

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.

Evaluator Solution

The rexd service is an unsecured protocol for Internet facing systems and should only be used on a trusted network segment, otherwise disabled. The software should be patched and configured properly.

Basic Data

PublishedMarch 01, 1992
Last ModifiedSeptember 09, 2008
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Base Score0.0
SeverityLOW
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score0.0
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSIbmAix3.1*******
    2.3OSIbmAix3.2*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Ibm Aix 3.1, 3.2

References

This CVE contains no reference information.