CVE-2014-4877 Detail

Current Description

Absolute path traversal vulnerability in GNU Wget before 1.16, when recursion is enabled, allows remote FTP servers to write to arbitrary files, and consequently execute arbitrary code, via a LIST response that references the same filename within two entries, one of which indicates that the filename is for a symlink.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0431.html
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/wget.git/commit/?id=18b0979357ed7dc4e11d4f2b1d7e0f5932d82aa7
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/wget.git/commit/?id=b4440d96cf8173d68ecaa07c36b8f4316ee794d0 Patch 
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-wget/2014-10/msg00150.html Patch 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-11/msg00004.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-11/msg00009.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-11/msg00026.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1764.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1955.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201411-05.xml
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3062
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/685996 Patch  US Government Resource 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:121
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjan2015-2370101.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70751
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2393-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1139181 Patch 
https://community.rapid7.com/community/metasploit/blog/2014/10/28/r7-2014-15-gnu-wget-ftp-symlink-arbitrary-filesystem-access Exploit 
https://github.com/rapid7/metasploit-framework/pull/4088 Exploit 
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05376917
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05390722
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10106

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-2014-4877
NVD Published Date:
10/29/2014
NVD Last Modified:
02/16/2017
Source:
MITRE