National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability
Database

CVE-2009-4496 Detail

Current Description

Boa 0.94.14rc21 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
View Analysis Description

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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-May/041271.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-May/041274.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-May/041285.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/508830/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37718
http://www.ush.it/team/ush/hack_httpd_escape/adv.txt Exploit
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1133

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:boa:boa:0.94.14rc21
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-4496
NVD Published Date:
01/13/2010
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018