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Vulnerability Details : CVE-1999-1214

The asynchronous I/O facility in 4.4 BSD kernel does not check user credentials when setting the recipient of I/O notification, which allows local users to cause a denial of service by using certain ioctl and fcntl calls to cause the signal to be sent to an arbitrary process ID.
Publish Date : 1997-09-15 Last Update Date : 2017-10-09
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 255

- Products Affected By CVE-1999-1214

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS BSD BSD Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS BSD BSD 4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Freebsd Freebsd 6.2 Stable Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Netbsd Netbsd 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Openbsd Openbsd 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS SGI Irix Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Freebsd Freebsd 1
Netbsd Netbsd 1
Openbsd Openbsd 1
SGI Irix 1

- References For CVE-1999-1214
XF openbsd-iosig(556)
OPENBSD 19970915 Vulnerability in I/O Signal Handling

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-1999-1214

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