CVE-2007-0159

Current Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the GeoIP_update_database_general function in libGeoIP/GeoIPUpdate.c in GeoIP 1.4.0 allows remote malicious update servers (possibly only update.maxmind.com) to overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the database filename, which is returned by a request to app/update_getfilename.

Basic Data

PublishedJanuary 10, 2007
Last ModifiedJuly 29, 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:N/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
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
    2.3ApplicationGeoipGeoip1.4.0*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Geoip Geoip 1.4.0

References

NameSourceURLTags
http://arctic.org/~dean/patches/GeoIP-1.4.0-update-vulnerability.patchhttp://arctic.org/~dean/patches/GeoIP-1.4.0-update-vulnerability.patchMISCPatch
31618http://osvdb.org/31618OSVDB
23880http://secunia.com/advisories/23880SECUNIA
23906http://secunia.com/advisories/23906SECUNIA
MDKSA-2007:004http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:004MANDRIVA
21959http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21959BID
USN-412-1http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-412-1UBUNTU
ADV-2007-0117http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0117VUPEN
ADV-2007-0118http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0118VUPEN
geoip-geoipupdate-directory-traversal(31383)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/31383XF