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Vulnerability Details : CVE-1999-1075

inetd in AIX 4.1.5 dynamically assigns a port N when starting ttdbserver (ToolTalk server), but also inadvertently listens on port N-1 without passing control to ttdbserver, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a large number of connections to port N-1, which are not properly closed by inetd.
Publish Date : 1998-03-18 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-1999-1075

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS IBM AIX 4.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
IBM AIX 1

- References For CVE-1999-1075

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=89025820612530&w=2
BUGTRAQ 19980318 AIX 4.1.5 DoS attack (aka "Port 1025 problem")

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-1999-1075

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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