CVE-1999-1285

Summary

Linux 2.1.132 and earlier allows local users to cause a denial of service (resource exhaustion) by reading a large buffer from a random device (e.g. /dev/urandom), which cannot be interrupted until the read has completed.

Technical Details

CVSSv2 Score:

2.1

CWE ID:

NVD-CWE-Other

Published Date:

Sunday 27th of December 1998

Modified Date:

Tuesday 19th of December 2017

CVSSv2 Score:
  • Access Vector: Local
  • Access Complexity: Low
  • Authentication Required: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: None
  • Availability Impact: Partial
Common Platform Enumeration (CPE) Affected: Common Platform Enumeration (CPE) List:

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