CVE-1999-0656

Current Description

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.

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.

Basic Data

PublishedJanuary 01, 1999
Last ModifiedJuly 11, 2017
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeCWE-16
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Base Score5.0
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score2.9
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
    2.3OSLinuxLinux Kernel********

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Linux Linux Kernel *

References

NameSourceURLTags
http://ca.com/au/securityadvisor/vulninfo/Vuln.aspx?ID=1638http://ca.com/au/securityadvisor/vulninfo/Vuln.aspx?ID=1638MISC
linux-ugidd(348)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/348XF