CVE-2008-0612

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General

Score:7.5/10.0
Severity:High
Category:Path Manipulation
Exploit:Available

Impact Metrics

Confidentiality:Partial
Integrity:Partial
Availability:Partial

Exploitability Metrics

Access Vector:Network
Access Complexity:Low
Authentication:None

Published on 06/02/08 - Updated on 16/10/18

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in htdocs/install/index.php in XOOPS 2.0.18 allows remote attackers to include and execute arbitrary local files via a .. (dot dot) in the lang parameter.

Category: Path Manipulation

CWE-22 (Path Traversal)
The software uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the software does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory.

Security Notices

US National Vulnerability DatabaseCVE-2008-0612

Exploits

Exploit-DBEDB-5057
SecurityFocusBID-27622

Relative technologies

VendorProduct
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