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CVE-2009-0880 Detail

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the CIM server in IBM Director before 5.20.3 Service Update 2 on Windows allows remote attackers to load and execute arbitrary local DLL code via a .. (dot dot) in a /CIMListener/ URI in an M-POST request.


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Evaluator Solution

Per: http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/501639/100/0/threaded "The vendor has adressed this vulnerability in service update 2 for IBM Director agent 5.20.3. Download link: https://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/iwm/web/reg/download.do?source=dmp &S_PKG=director_x_520&S_TACT=sms<=en_US&cp=UTF-8"

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/501639/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34065
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0656 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/49286
https://www.sec-consult.com/files/20090305-2_IBM_director_privilege_escalation.txt Exploit 
https://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/iwm/web/reg/download.do?source=dmp&S_PKG=director_x_520&S_TACT=sms&lang=en_US&cp=UTF-8 Patch  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0880
NVD Published Date:
03/12/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018
Source:
MITRE