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CVE-2008-2511 Detail

Current Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the UmxEventCli.CachedAuditDataList.1 (aka UmxEventCliLib) ActiveX control in UmxEventCli.dll in CA Internet Security Suite 2008 allows remote attackers to create and overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the argument to the SaveToFile method. NOTE: this can be leveraged for code execution by writing to a Startup folder. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

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
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://retrogod.altervista.org/9sg_CA_poc.html Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/492679/100/0/threaded
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020129
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1696/references
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42712
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/5682

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 )
 cpe:2.3:a:ca:internet_security_suite_plus_2008:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2511
NVD Published Date:
06/02/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018