CVE-1999-0997

Current Description

wu-ftp with FTP conversion enabled allows an attacker to execute commands via a malformed file name that is interpreted as an argument to the program that does the conversion, e.g. tar or uncompress.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 20, 1999
Last ModifiedSeptember 05, 2008
Assignercve@mitre.org
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.5
SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegetrue
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationMillenux GmbhAnonftp2.8.1*******
    2.3ApplicationUniversity Of WashingtonWu-ftpd2.4.2*******
    2.3ApplicationUniversity Of WashingtonWu-ftpd2.5.0*******
    2.3ApplicationUniversity Of WashingtonWu-ftpd2.6.0*******
  • OR - Configuration 2
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSRedhatLinux5.2*******
    2.3OSRedhatLinux6.0*******
    2.3OSRedhatLinux6.1*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Millenux Gmbh Anonftp 2.8.1
Redhat Linux 5.2, 6.0, 6.1
University Of Washington Wu-ftpd 2.4.2, 2.5.0, 2.6.0

References

NameSourceURLTags
DSA-377http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-377DEBIAN