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CVE-2007-0159 Detail

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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/09/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

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


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:geoip:geoip:1.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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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