CVE-2001-0834

Current Description

htsearch CGI program in htdig (ht://Dig) 3.1.5 and earlier allows remote attackers to use the -c option to specify an alternate configuration file, which could be used to (1) cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) by specifying a large file such as /dev/zero, or (2) read arbitrary files by uploading an alternate configuration file that specifies the target file.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 06, 2001
Last ModifiedOctober 10, 2017
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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:N/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score6.4
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score4.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
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
    2.3ApplicationHtdigHtdig********3.1.5
    2.3OSConectivaLinux5.0*******
    2.3OSConectivaLinux5.1*******
    2.3OSConectivaLinux6.0*******
    2.3OSConectivaLinux7.0*******
  • OR - Configuration 2
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSDebianDebian Linux2.2*******
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux6.3*******
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux6.4*******
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux7.0*******
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux7.1*******
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux7.2*******
    2.3OSSuseSuse Linux7.3*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Htdig Htdig *
Debian Debian Linux 2.2
Conectiva Linux 5.0, 5.1, 6.0, 7.0
Suse Suse Linux 6.3, 6.4, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3

References

NameSourceURLTags
CLA-2001:429http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000429CONECTIVAPATCH Vendor Advisory
20011007 Re: Bug found in ht://Dig htsearch CGIhttp://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=100260195401753&w=2BUGTRAQ
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=458013&group_id=4593&atid=104593http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=458013&group_id=4593&atid=104593MISC
CSSA-2001-035.0http://www.calderasystems.com/support/security/advisories/CSSA-2001-035.0.txtCALDERA
DSA-080http://www.debian.org/security/2001/dsa-080DEBIANPATCH Vendor Advisory
MDKSA-2001:083http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/2001/MDKSA-2001-083.php3MANDRAKE
SuSE-SA:2001:035http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2001_035_htdig_txt.htmlSUSE
RHSA-2001:139http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2001-139.htmlREDHAT
3410http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3410BID
htdig-htsearch-infinite-loop(7262)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/7262XF
htdig-htsearch-retrieve-files(7263)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/7263XF