Sun Solaris up to 5.5 rpc.statd unknown vulnerability

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A vulnerability was found in Sun Solaris up to 5.5 (Operating System). It has been declared as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown code block of the component rpc.statd. As an impact it is known to affect integrity. CVE summarizes:

delete or create a file via rpc.statd due to invalid information.

The weakness was disclosed 04/24/1996 as 00135 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability was named CVE-1999-0019. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 10235 , which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 6831), X-Force (109), Vulnerability Center (SBV-496) and Tenable (10235). The entries 14035 and 14686 are pretty similar.


  • IBM AIX 3.2/4.1





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.1

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
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Class: Unknown
CWE: Unknown
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 10235
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Advisory: 00135
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-1999-0019 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 6831 - Multiple Vendor rpc.statd Arbitrary File Creation / Deletion Vulnerability
X-Force: 109
Vulnerability Center: 496 - Delete or Create a File via RPC.statd Due to Invalid Information., High

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Created: 06/17/2014 05:00 PM
Updated: 05/07/2019 09:27 AM
Changes: (2) source_securityfocus_date source_securityfocus_class
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