Mission and Overview
NVD is the U.S. government repository of standards based vulnerability management data. This data enables automation of vulnerability management, security measurement, and compliance (e.g. FISMA).
Resource Status
NVD contains:

Last updated: 10/24/2014 10:46:02 PM

CVE Publication rate: 50.87

Email List

NVD provides four mailing lists to the public. For information and subscription instructions please visit NVD Mailing Lists

Workload Index
Vulnerability Workload Index: 15.07
About Us
NVD is a product of the NIST Computer Security Division and is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security's National Cyber Security Division. It supports the U.S. government multi-agency (OSD, DHS, NSA, DISA, and NIST) Information Security Automation Program. It is the U.S. government content repository for the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP).

National Cyber Awareness System

Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-4247

Original release date: 09/25/2008
Last revised: 10/22/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

ftpd in OpenBSD 4.3, FreeBSD 7.0, NetBSD 4.0, Solaris, and possibly other operating systems interprets long commands from an FTP client as multiple commands, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks and execute arbitrary FTP commands via a long ftp:// URI that leverages an existing session from the FTP client implementation in a web browser.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

External Source: NETBSD
Name: NetBSD-SA2008-014
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32068
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuoct2010-175626.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32070
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021112
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.openbsd.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/src/libexec/ftpd/ftpcmd.y.diff?r1=1.51&r2=1.52&f=h
External Source: SREASONRES
Name: 20080926 multiple vendor ftpd - Cross-site request forgery
External Source: SREASON
Name: 4313
External Source: FREEBSD
Name: FreeBSD-SA-08:12
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020946
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.openbsd.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/src/libexec/ftpd/ftpd.c.diff?r1=1.183&r2=1.184&f=h
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.openbsd.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/src/libexec/ftpd/ftpd.c
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugs.proftpd.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3115
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.openbsd.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/src/libexec/ftpd/ftpcmd.y
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33341

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) (CWE-352)