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CVE-2016-6255 Detail

Current Description

Portable UPnP SDK (aka libupnp) before 1.6.21 allows remote attackers to write to arbitrary files in the webroot via a POST request without a registered handler.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3736 Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/07/18/13 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/07/20/5 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92050 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://github.com/mjg59/pupnp-code/commit/be0a01bdb83395d9f3a5ea09c1308a4f1a972cbd Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-52
https://sourceforge.net/p/pupnp/code/ci/master/tree/ChangeLog Release Notes Third Party Advisory
https://twitter.com/mjg59/status/755062278513319936 Third Party Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40589/
https://www.tenable.com/security/research/tra-2017-10

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-284 Improper Access Control NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:libupnp_project:libupnp:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.6.20


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6255
NVD Published Date:
03/07/2017
NVD Last Modified:
11/02/2017