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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0252

Directory traversal vulnerability in the _get_file_path function in (1) lib/sessions.py in CherryPy 3.0.x up to 3.0.2, (2) filter/sessionfilter.py in CherryPy 2.1, and (3) filter/sessionfilter.py in CherryPy 2.x allows remote attackers to create or delete arbitrary files, and possibly read and write portions of arbitrary files, via a crafted session id in a cookie.
Publish Date : 2008-01-11 Last Update Date : 2008-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
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 22

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1481 python-cherrypy -- missing input sanitising oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7998 unix
DSA-1481-1 python-cherrypy - missing input sanitising oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18677 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-0252

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Cherrypy Cherrypy 2.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Cherrypy Cherrypy 3.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Cherrypy Cherrypy 2

- References For CVE-2008-0252

http://secunia.com/advisories/28611
SECUNIA 28611
http://secunia.com/advisories/28620
SECUNIA 28620
http://secunia.com/advisories/28769
SECUNIA 28769
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200801-11.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200801-11
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1481
DEBIAN DSA-1481
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27181
BID 27181 CherryPy Cookie Session Id Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2008-02-05
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/487001/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080124 rPSA-2008-0030-1 CherryPy
http://secunia.com/advisories/28353
SECUNIA 28353
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2127 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/28354
SECUNIA 28354
http://www.cherrypy.org/changeset/1776 CONFIRM
http://www.cherrypy.org/ticket/744 CONFIRM
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=204829 CONFIRM
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-January/msg00240.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-0299
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-January/msg00297.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-0333
http://www.cherrypy.org/changeset/1774 CONFIRM
http://www.cherrypy.org/changeset/1775 CONFIRM
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0039
VUPEN ADV-2008-0039

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0252

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


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