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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-1999-1225
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:01:25
Published 24 Aug 1997 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



rpc.mountd on Linux, Ultrix, and possibly other operating systems, allows remote attackers to determine the existence of a file on the server by attempting to mount that file, which generates different error messages depending on whether the file exists or not.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Digital Ultrix

  • Linux Kernel

  • Netbsd 2.0.4

  • Openbsd

  • Sun Solaris


XF - mountd-file-exists(347)

BUGTRAQ - 19970824 Serious security flaw in rpc.mountd on several operating systems.

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:20