CVE-1999-1331

Current Description

netcfg 2.16-1 in Red Hat Linux 4.2 allows the Ethernet interface to be controlled by users on reboot when an option is set, which allows local users to cause a denial of service by shutting down the interface.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 31, 1999
Last ModifiedSeptember 10, 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:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score2.1
SeverityLOW
Exploitability Score3.9
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
    2.3OSRedhatLinux4.2*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Redhat Linux 4.2

References

NameSourceURLTags
netcfg-ethernet-dos(7245)http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/7245.phpXF
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/rh42-errata-general.html#netcfghttp://www.redhat.com/support/errata/rh42-errata-general.html#netcfgCONFIRM