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CVE-2009-4487 Detail

Description

nginx 0.7.64 writes data to a log file without sanitizing non-printable characters, which might allow remote attackers to modify a window's title, or possibly execute arbitrary commands or overwrite files, via an HTTP request containing an escape sequence for a terminal emulator.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/13/2010

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/508830/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37711 Exploit
http://www.ush.it/team/ush/hack_httpd_escape/adv.txt Exploit

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:igor_sysoev:nginx:0.7.64:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-4487
NVD Published Date:
01/13/2010
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018