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CVE-2006-6629 Detail

Current Description

lib/WeBWorK/PG/Translator.pm in WeBWorK Program Generation (PG) Language before 2.3.1 uses an insufficiently restrictive regular expression to determine valid macro filenames, which allows attackers to load arbitrary macro files whose names contain the strings (1) dangerousMacros.pl, (2) PG.pl, or (3) IO.pl.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

Evaluator Solution

This vulnerability is addressed in the following product release: WeBWorK, Program Generation Language, 2.3.1

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Hyperlink Resource
http://devel.webwork.rochester.edu/twiki/bin/view/Webwork/PGLanguageRelease2pt3pt1 Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21614 Patch
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/5026

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:webwork:program_generation_language:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.3


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-6629
NVD Published Date:
12/18/2006
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2011