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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-1999-1266
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:19:07
Published 13 Jun 1997 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



rsh daemon (rshd) generates different error messages when a valid username is provided versus an invalid name, which allows remote attackers to determine valid users on the system.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Metamail Corporation Metamail 7.2


XF - rsh-username-leaks(1660)

BUGTRAQ - 19970613 rshd gives away usernames

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:21