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CVE-1999-1050 Detail

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in Matt Wright FormHandler.cgi script allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via (1) a .. (dot dot) in the reply_message_attach attachment parameter, or (2) by specifying the filename as a template.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/12/1999

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-1050
Original release date:
11/12/1999
Last revised:
12/18/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
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

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/34600 External Source BUGTRAQ 19991112 FormHandler.cgi
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/34939 Exploit; Vendor Advisory External Source BUGTRAQ 19991116 Re: FormHandler.cgi
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/798 Exploit; Vendor Advisory External Source BID 798
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/799 Exploit; Vendor Advisory External Source BID 799
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/3550 External Source XF formhandler-cgi-absolute-path(3550)

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