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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-1999-1379
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:19:22
Published 31 Dec 1999 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-1999-1379

Summary

DNS allows remote attackers to use DNS name servers as traffic amplifiers via a UDP DNS query with a spoofed source address, which produces more traffic to the victim than was sent by the attacker.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Dnstools Software Dnstools


References

AUSCERT - AL-1999.004

BUGTRAQ - 19990810 Possible Denial Of Service using DNS

CIAC - J-063

BUGTRAQ - 19990730 Possible Denial Of Service using DNS

XF - dns-udp-query-dos(7238)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:24