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: 1.18

Type: remote

Family: RPC

Published: 3/12/2003

Updated: 7/16/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/OS, rpc/portmap

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/6/1991

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0167

BID: 32

CERT-CC: CA-1991-21