CVE-1999-0635

1999-01-01T05:00:00
ID CVE-1999-0635
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2007-07-13T04:00:00

Description

The echo service is running. This Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) entry is a configuration issue and not a software flaw. As such, it doesn’t fit in the CVE software flaw list. The Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score for this CVE entry has been set to 0 because this CVE entry has no impact as a software flaw according to CVSS. This does not mean that the configuration issue is not important and there may be security implications relative to computers having this configuration. The Echo Service is an unsecured and obsolete protocol and it should be disabled. Historically it has been used to perform denial of service attacks.