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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      Last Modified:  12/31/1999

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-1177
Original release date:
12/31/1999
Last revised:
10/09/2017
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:N/I:P/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 modification

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.w3.org/Security/Faq/wwwsf4.html External Source MISC 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 External Source CONFIRM http://www-genome.wi.mit.edu/WWW/tools/CGI_scripts/server_publish/nph-publish
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/2055 External Source XF http-cgi-nphpublish(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

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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