CVE-ID

CVE-1999-0797

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
NIS finger allows an attacker to conduct a denial of service via a large number of finger requests, resulting in a large number of NIS queries.
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Date Entry Created
20000322 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.
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