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CVE-2005-2891 Detail

Description

WebArchiveX.dll 5.5.0.76 installed before September 6th, 2005 is marked safe for scripting by default, which allows remote attackers to read or write to arbitrary files via the (1) MakeArchive or (2) MakeArchiveStr methods.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/14/2005

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=112611388014937&w=2
http://security-assessment.com/Advisories/WebArchiveX_-_Unsafe_Methods_Vulnerability.pdf Exploit Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14760
http://www.securitytracker.com/alerts/2005/Sep/1014867.html Exploit Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/22188

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:csystems:webarchivex:5.5.0.76:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-2891
NVD Published Date:
09/14/2005
NVD Last Modified:
07/10/2017