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CVE-2008-5742 Detail

Current Description

Multiple open redirect vulnerabilities in AIST NetCat 3.12 and earlier allow remote attackers to redirect users to arbitrary web sites and conduct phishing attacks via (1) the redirect parameter in a logoff action to modules/auth/index.php or (2) the url parameter to modules/linkmanager/redirect.php. NOTE: this was reported within an "HTTP Response Splitting" section in the original disclosure.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4819
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32992 Exploit
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/7560

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') (CWE-59)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:netcat:netcat:1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:netcat:netcat:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:netcat:netcat:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:netcat:netcat:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:netcat:netcat:2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:netcat:netcat:2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:netcat:netcat:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:netcat:netcat:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.12


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5742
NVD Published Date:
12/26/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017