CVE-2007-0159 Detail

Current Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the GeoIP_update_database_general function in libGeoIP/GeoIPUpdate.c in GeoIP 1.4.0 allows remote malicious update servers (possibly only update.maxmind.com) to overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the database filename, which is returned by a request to app/update_getfilename.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://arctic.org/~dean/patches/GeoIP-1.4.0-update-vulnerability.patch Patch 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:004
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21959
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-412-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0117
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0118
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/31383

Weakness Enumeration

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-0159
NVD Published Date:
01/09/2007
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017
Source:
MITRE