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CVE-2008-5186 Detail

Current Description

** DISPUTED ** The set_language_path function in geshi.php in Generic Syntax Highlighter (GeSHi) before 1.0.8.1 might allow remote attackers to conduct file inclusion attacks via crafted inputs that influence the default language path ($path variable). NOTE: this issue has been disputed by a vendor, stating that only a static value is used, so this is not a vulnerability in GeSHi. Separate CVE identifiers would be created for web applications that integrate GeSHi in a way that allows control of the default language path.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Hyperlink Resource
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=637321 Patch
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/10/8
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32070 Patch
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46271

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.0
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.1
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.2
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.2_beta_1
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.3
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.4
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.5
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.6
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.7
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.7.1
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.7.2
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.7.3
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.7.4
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.7.5
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.7.6
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.7.7
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.7.8
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.7.9
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.7.10
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.7.11
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.7.12
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.7.13
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.7.14
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.7.15
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.7.16
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.7.17
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.7.18
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.7.19
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.7.20
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.7.21
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi:1.0.7.22
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 cpe:/a:geshi:geshi
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Up to (including)
1.0.8


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5186
NVD Published Date:
11/20/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017