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How to address CVE-1999-0524 on Oracle Linux (Doc ID 2521867.1)

Last updated on MAY 24, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

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This article describes how to address CVE-1999-0524 in Oracle Linux 6/7.

CVE-1999-0524: ICMP information such as (1) netmask and (2) timestamp is allowed from arbitrary hosts
- https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-1999-0524
- http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-1999-0524
- https://vuldb.com/?id.13960

First published in 1997, CVE-1999-0524 pre-dates the very first release of Oracle Linux, Oracle Enterprise Linux 4 Update 4, in 2006.

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