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finger allows recursive searches by using a long string of @ symbols.
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Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Entry Created
19990607 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.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (19990726)
Votes (Legacy)
MODIFY(3) Baker, Frech, Shostack
NOOP(1) Christey
REJECT(1) Northcutt
Comments (Legacy)
 Shostack> fingerD
 Frech> XF:finger-bomb
 Christey> aka redirection or forwarding requests? (but then might
   overlap CVE-1999-0106)
 Baker> should change description to indicate the recursive searching can consume enough system resources to cause a DoS.

Proposed (Legacy)
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