Executive Summary

Name CVE-1999-0783 First vendor Publication 1998-06-16
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2011-03-08

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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FreeBSD allows local users to conduct a denial of service by creating a hard link from a device special file to a file on an NFS file system.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-1999-0783

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Os 1

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
6090 FreeBSD Device Special File Hard Link NFS DoS

FreeBSD contains a flaw that may allow a local denial of service. The issue is triggered when a malicious user hard links a device special file to a file on an NFS mounted file system, and will result in loss of availability for the platform.

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
CIAC http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/i-057.shtml
OSVDB http://www.osvdb.org/6090

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