CVE-1999-1266

Current Description

rsh daemon (rshd) generates different error messages when a valid username is provided versus an invalid name, which allows remote attackers to determine valid users on the system.

Basic Data

PublishedJune 13, 1997
Last ModifiedDecember 19, 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: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
    2.3ApplicationMetamail CorporationMetamail********7.2

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Metamail Corporation Metamail *

References

NameSourceURLTags
19970613 rshd gives away usernameshttp://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/6978BUGTRAQVendor Advisory
rsh-username-leaks(1660)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/1660XF