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CVE-2000-0590 Detail

Description

Poll It 2.0 CGI script allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files by specifying the file name in the data_dir parameter.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/04/2000

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2000-0590
Original release date:
07/04/2000
Last revised:
10/09/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(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:
Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-07/0076.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source BUGTRAQ 20000706 Vulnerability in Poll_It cgi v2.0
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1431 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source BID 1431
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/4878 External Source XF http-cgi-pollit-variable-overwrite(4878)

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:cgi-world:poll_it:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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