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CVE-2012-4506 Detail

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in gitolite 3.x before 3.1, when wild card repositories and a pattern matching "../" are enabled, allows remote authenticated users to create arbitrary repositories and possibly perform other actions via a .. (dot dot) in a repository name.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/22/2012

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/10/10/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/10/10/2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55853
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/79130
https://github.com/sitaramc/gitolite/commit/f636ce3ba3e340569b26d1e47b9d9b62dd8a3bf2
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/gitolite/K9SnQNhCQ-0/discussion

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-4506
NVD Published Date:
10/22/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/13/2018