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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-0159

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.
Publish Date : 2007-01-09 Last Update Date : 2010-09-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.4
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Directory traversal
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-0159

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Geoip Geoip 1.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Geoip Geoip 1

- References For CVE-2007-0159

http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/0117
VUPEN ADV-2007-0117
http://secunia.com/advisories/23880
SECUNIA 23880
http://secunia.com/advisories/23906
SECUNIA 23906
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/0118
VUPEN ADV-2007-0118
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:004
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:004
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21959
BID 21959 GeoIP GeoIPUpdate.C Directory Traversal Vulnerability Release Date:2007-01-30
http://osvdb.org/31618
OSVDB 31618
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/31383
XF geoip-geoipupdate-directory-traversal(31383)
http://arctic.org/~dean/patches/GeoIP-1.4.0-update-vulnerability.patch
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-412-1
UBUNTU USN-412-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-0159

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


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