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Cfingerd search Command Information Disclosure Vulnerability CVE-1999-0259

Severity
Not available
CVSSv3 Score
Not available
Vulnerability description

Cfingerd is prone to an information disclosure vulnerability.

Risk description

The flaw exists due to an error in the finger service which allows to list all usernames on the host via the search.** command. Successful exploitation will allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information that could aid in further attacks.

Recommendation

Update to Cfingerd version 1.2.3 or later.

Codename
Not available
Detectable with
Network Scanner
Scan engine
OpenVAS
Exploitable with Sniper
No
CVE Published
May 23, 1997
Detection added at
Software Type
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Vendor
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Product
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