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CVE-1999-1177 Detail

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in nph-publish before 1.2 allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the pathname for an upload operation.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/31/1999

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.w3.org/Security/Faq/wwwsf4.html
http://www-genome.wi.mit.edu/WWW/tools/CGI_scripts/server_publish/nph-publish Patch Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/2055

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:/a:lincoln_d._stein:nph-publish    versions up to (including) 1.2

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-1177
NVD Published Date:
12/31/1999
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2017