FreeBSD 2.0/2.0.5/2.1.0/2.2 Union File System denial of service
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A vulnerability was found in FreeBSD 2.0/2.0.5/2.1.0/2.2 (Operating System). It has been rated as problematic. This issue affects some unknown processing of the component Union File System. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-404. Impacted is availability. The summary by CVE is:
vulnerability in union file system in freebsd 2.2 and earlier and possibly other operating systems allows local users to cause a denial of service (system reload) via a series of certain mount_union commands.
The weakness was presented 05/17/1996 as FreeBSD-SA-96:10 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared at ftp.freebsd.org. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-1999-1314. The exploitation is known to be easy. An attack has to be approached locally. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1499 for this issue.
Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.8
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VulDB Temp Score: 3.8
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ExploitingClass: Denial of service
Status: Not defined
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05/17/1996 +0 days 🔍
06/17/2014 +6605 days 🔍
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CVE: CVE-1999-1314 (🔍)
X-Force: 7429 - Union File System mount_union allows unauthorized users to reload system
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EntryCreated: 06/17/2014 05:01 PM
Updated: 05/18/2018 09:20 AM
Changes: (6) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai
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