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Matt's Whois program whois.cgi allows remote attackers to execute commands via shell metacharacters in the domain entry.
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Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Record Created
19991214 Disclaimer: The record 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 (19991214)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(2) Blake, Stracener
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(2) Baker, Cole
REVIEWING(1) Christey
Comments (Legacy)
 Cole> How is this different than the previous?
 Christey> More examination is required to determine if CVE-1999-0983,
   CVE-1999-0984, or CVE-1999-0985 are the same codebase.
 Frech> XF:matts-whois-meta
 Christey> ADDREF BID:2000
 Christey> XF reference is gone.  Replace with http-cgi-matts-whois-meta(3799) ?

Proposed (Legacy)
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