CVE-1999-1090

Current Description

The default configuration of NCSA Telnet package for Macintosh and PC enables FTP, even though it does not include an "ftp=yes" line, which allows remote attackers to read and modify arbitrary files.

Basic Data

PublishedSeptember 10, 1991
Last ModifiedOctober 10, 2017
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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:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.5
SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score6.4
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
    2.3ApplicationNcsaTelnet********

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Ncsa Telnet *

References

NameSourceURLTags
CA-1991-15http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-1991-15.htmlCERTPatch Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
ftp-ncsa(1844)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/1844XF