Microsoft Windows NT 4.0/NT 4.0 SP1/NT 4.0 SP2/NT 4.0 SP3 SNMP GET Remote Code Execution

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A vulnerability has been found in Microsoft Windows NT 4.0/NT 4.0 SP1/NT 4.0 SP2/NT 4.0 SP3 (Operating System) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown code block of the component SNMP GET. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was published 11/17/1998 with Network Associates. This vulnerability was named CVE-1999-0517. 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 41028 (SNMP Agent Default Community Name (public)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family SNMP and running in the context remote. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 78030 (Readable SNMP Information).

Upgrading to version 2000 eliminates this vulnerability. Attack attempts may be identified with Snort ID 1411.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 2112), X-Force (1243), Vulnerability Center (SBV-1106) and Tenable (41028). Similar entries are available at 13822, 14201, 14230 and 14246.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.0

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 7.0
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Class: Unknown
CWE: Unknown
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 41028
Nessus Name: SNMP Agent Default Community Name (public)
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OpenVAS ID: 802243
OpenVAS Name: Report default community names of the SNMP Agent
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Windows 2000

Snort ID: 1411
Snort Message: PROTOCOL-SNMP public access udp
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Suricata ID: 2101412
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11/17/1998 +685 days 🔍
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10/18/2015 +4597 days 🔍
06/28/2016 +254 days 🔍
02/11/2019 +958 days 🔍



Organization: Network Associates
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-1999-0517 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 2112 - Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 SNMP Community Name Vulnerability
X-Force: 1243
Vulnerability Center: 1106 - SNMP GET vulnerability, Info

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Created: 06/28/2016 03:25 PM
Updated: 02/11/2019 03:16 PM
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