Upstream information

CVE-1999-0548 at MITRE


A superfluous NFS server is running, but it is not importing or exporting any file systems.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 10
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This CVE is reported by scanners seeing a NFS RPC service (port 2049) where no shares are exported. You can verify this with 'showmount -e HOSTNAME'. It is not a security issue, more a configuration issue. Check if the NFS server is disabled on the remote machine if it is not in use.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 944135 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Thu Jun 27 23:21:01 2013
CVE page last modified: Thu Jul 13 11:15:08 2023