Unix Find Directory infinite loop
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A vulnerability has been found in Unix (Operating System) (the affected version is unknown) and classified as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown code of the component Find Directory Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-835. As an impact it is known to affect availability.
The weakness was disclosed 03/09/1987 (Website). The advisory is available at securitydigest.org. The attack can be initiated remotely. A single authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details are unknown but an exploit is available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1499 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.
After even before and not, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.1
VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.1
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ExploitingClass: Denial of service
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CountermeasuresRecommended: no mitigation known
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03/09/1987 +0 days 🔍
08/30/2005 +6749 days 🔍
01/02/2017 +4142 days 🔍
07/13/2020 +1288 days 🔍
Status: Not defined
OSVDB: 19085 - Multiple Unix find Directory Symlink Infinite Loop DoS
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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EntryCreated: 01/02/2017 05:17 PM
Updated: 07/13/2020 12:06 PM
Changes: (2) software_type vulnerability_cwe
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