CVE-1999-1518

Current Description

Operating systems with shared memory implementations based on BSD 4.4 code allow a user to conduct a denial of service and bypass memory limits (e.g., as specified with rlimits) using mmap or shmget to allocate memory and cause page faults.

Basic Data

PublishedJuly 15, 1999
Last ModifiedDecember 19, 2017
Assignercve@mitre.org
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:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
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
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd1.1.5.1*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd2.0*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd2.0.5*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd2.1.0*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd2.1.5*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd2.1.6*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd2.1.7.1*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd2.2.2*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd2.2.3*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd2.2.4*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd2.2.5*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd2.2.6*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd2.2.8*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd3.0*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd3.1*******
    2.3OSFreebsdFreebsd3.2*******
    2.3OSNetbsdNetbsd1.3.1*******
    2.3OSNetbsdNetbsd1.3.2*******
    2.3OSNetbsdNetbsd1.3.3*******
    2.3OSNetbsdNetbsd1.4*x86*****

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Freebsd Freebsd 1.1.5.1, 2.0, 2.0.5, 2.1.0, 2.1.5, 2.1.6, 2.1.7.1, 2.2.2, 2.2.3, 2.2.4, 2.2.5, 2.2.6, 2.2.8, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2
Netbsd Netbsd 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.3.3, 1.4

References

NameSourceURLTags
19990715 Shared memory DoS'shttp://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=93207728118694&w=2BUGTRAQ
526http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/526BIDExploit Patch Vendor Advisory
bsd-shared-memory-dos(2351)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/2351XF