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CVE-2008-2399 Detail

Current Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the FireFTP add-on before 0.98.20080518 for Firefox allows remote FTP servers to create or overwrite arbitrary files via ..\ (dot dot backslash) sequences in responses to (1) MLSD and (2) LIST commands, a related issue to CVE-2002-1345. NOTE: this can be leveraged for code execution by writing to a Startup folder.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://vuln.sg/fireftp0971-en.html Exploit
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/906907 US Government Resource
http://www.mozdev.org/source/browse/fireftp/src/content/js/connection/controlSocket.js.in.diff?r1=1.58;r2=1.59;f=h
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29289
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1596/references
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42516

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') (CWE-22)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
OR
 cpe:2.3:a:fireftp:fireftp:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
0.98
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2399
NVD Published Date:
05/22/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017