Executive Summary

Name CVE-1999-1379 First vendor Publication 1999-12-31
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2016-10-18

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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DNS allows remote attackers to use DNS name servers as traffic amplifiers via a UDP DNS query with a spoofed source address, which produces more traffic to the victim than was sent by the attacker.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-1999-1379

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 1

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
11066 Multiple DNS Server Spoofed Source UDP DNS Query DoS

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
AUSCERT ftp://ftp.auscert.org.au/pub/auscert/advisory/AL-1999.004.dns_dos
BUGTRAQ http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=93348057829957&w=2
CIAC http://ciac.llnl.gov/ciac/bulletins/j-063.shtml
XF http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/7238.php

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2016-10-18 12:00:48
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