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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2001-0834

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.
Publish Date : 2001-12-06 Last Update Date : 2017-10-09
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat 2001-10-07
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- Products Affected By CVE-2001-0834

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Conectiva Linux 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Conectiva Linux 5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Conectiva Linux 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Conectiva Linux 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Htdig Htdig 3.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Suse Suse Linux 6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Suse Suse Linux 6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Suse Suse Linux 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Suse Suse Linux 7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Suse Suse Linux 7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Suse Suse Linux 7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Conectiva Linux 4
Debian Debian Linux 1
Htdig Htdig 1
Suse Suse Linux 6

- References For CVE-2001-0834
XF htdig-htsearch-retrieve-files(7263)
XF htdig-htsearch-infinite-loop(7262)
SUSE SuSE-SA:2001:035
REDHAT RHSA-2001:139
CALDERA CSSA-2001-035.0
BID 3410 ht://Dig Remote Denial of Service/File Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2001-10-07
BUGTRAQ 20011007 Re: Bug found in ht://Dig htsearch CGI

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2001-0834

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