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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-1999-1298
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:01:40
Published 07 Apr 1997 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-1999-1298

Summary

Sysinstall in FreeBSD 2.2.1 and earlier, when configuring anonymous FTP, creates the ftp user without a password and with /bin/date as the shell, which could allow attackers to gain access to certain system resources.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Freebsd 2.1.0

  • Freebsd 2.1.5

  • Freebsd 2.1.6

  • Freebsd 2.1.7

  • Freebsd 2.2

  • Freebsd 2.2.1


References

FREEBSD - FreeBSD-SA-97:03

OSVDB - 6087

XF - freebsd-sysinstall-ftp-password(7537)


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