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CVE-2009-4495 Detail

Current Description

Yaws 1.85 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
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/508830/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37716 Exploit
http://www.ush.it/team/ush/hack_httpd_escape/adv.txt Exploit

Weakness Enumeration

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:yaws:yaws:1.85:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-4495
NVD Published Date:
01/13/2010
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018