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Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-1999-0168
Last Modified 09 Sep 2008 08:33:53
Published 04 Jun 1992 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



The portmapper may act as a proxy and redirect service requests from an attacker, making the request appear to come from the local host, possibly bypassing authentication that would otherwise have taken place. For example, NFS file systems could be mounted through the portmapper despite export restrictions.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Sunos 4.1.3

  • Sunos 4.1.3c

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:34:50