NFS Predictable Filehandles Filesystem Access

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 11353


The remote service is vulnerable to access control breach.


The remote NFS server might allow an attacker to guess the NFS filehandles, and therefore allow them to mount the remote filesystems without the proper authorizations.


Contact your vendor for the appropriate patches.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 11353

File Name: nfs_fsirand.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.17 $

Type: remote

Family: RPC

Published: 2003/03/12

Modified: 2014/02/19

Dependencies: 10223, 11936

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: rpc/portmap, Host/OS

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1991/12/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0167

BID: 32

OSVDB: 889

CERT-CC: CA-1991-21