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CVE-2014-4877 Detail

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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/29/2014

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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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

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-4877
NVD Published Date:
10/29/2014
NVD Last Modified:
02/16/2017