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CVE-2001-0849 Detail

Description

viralator CGI script in Viralator 0.9pre1 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a URL for a file being downloaded, which is insecurely passed to a call to wget.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/06/2001

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2001-0849
Original release date:
12/06/2001
Last revised:
12/18/2017
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:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=100463639800515&w=2 External Source BUGTRAQ 20011101 Vulnerability in Viralator proxy extension
http://viralator.loddington.com/changes.html Vendor Advisory External Source MISC http://viralator.loddington.com/changes.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3495 Patch External Source BID 3495
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/7440 External Source XF viralator-cgi-command-execution(7440)

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