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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0473

Argument injection vulnerability in Opera before 7.50 does not properly filter "-" characters that begin a hostname in a telnet URI, which allows remote attackers to insert options to the resulting command line and overwrite arbitrary files via (1) the "-f" option on Windows XP or (2) the "-n" option on Linux.
Publish Date : 2004-07-07 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.6
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-0473

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Opera Software Opera Web Browser 9.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Opera Software Opera Web Browser 1

- References For CVE-2004-0473

http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=104&type=vulnerabilities
IDEFENSE 20040512 Opera Telnet URI Handler File Creation/Truncation Vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10341
BID 10341 Multiple Vendor URI Protocol Handler Arbitrary File Creation/Modification Vulnerability Release Date:2004-05-13
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/16139
XF opera-telnet-file-overwrite(16139)
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200405-19.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200405-19
http://www.opera.com/linux/changelogs/750/index.dml CONFIRM
http://securitytracker.com/id?1010142
SECTRACK 1010142

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0473

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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