CVE-2009-0442

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General

Score:6.8/10.0
Severity:Medium
Category:Path Manipulation
Exploit:Available

Impact Metrics

Confidentiality:Partial
Integrity:Partial
Availability:Partial

Exploitability Metrics

Access Vector:Network
Access Complexity:Medium
Authentication:None

Published on 10/02/09 - Updated on 29/09/17

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in bbcode.php in PHPbbBook 1.3 and 1.3h allows remote attackers to include and execute arbitrary local files via a .. (dot dot) in the l 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-2009-0442

Exploits

Exploit-DBEDB-7980
SecurityFocusBID-33603

Relative technologies

VendorProduct
phpbbbookphpbbbook

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