CVE-ID

CVE-1999-0168

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
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.
References
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  • XF:nfs-portmap
Date Entry Created
19990925 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
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