CVE-2007-4061 Detail

Current Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in a certain ActiveX control in Nessus Vulnerability Scanner 3.0.6 allows remote attackers to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the argument to the saveNessusRC method, which writes text specified by the addsetConfig method, possibly related to the SCANCTRL.ScanCtrlCtrl.1 ActiveX control in scan.dll. NOTE: this can be leveraged for code execution by writing to a Startup folder.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.nessus.org/news/ Patch 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25088
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2702
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/35641
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/4237

Weakness Enumeration

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4061
NVD Published Date:
07/30/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017
Source:
MITRE