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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-1487

wget 1.8.x and 1.9.x allows a remote malicious web server to overwrite certain files via a redirection URL containing a ".." that resolves to the IP address of the malicious server, which bypasses wget's filtering for ".." sequences.
Publish Date : 2005-04-27 Last Update Date : 2018-10-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
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 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) Bypass a restriction or similar
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 low 2004-12-10 2004-12-10
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2004-1487 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20041487 unix
RHSA-2005:771: wget security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005771 unix
RHSA-2005:771: wget security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050771 unix
wget 1.8.x and 1.9.x allows a remote malicious web server to overwrite certain files via a redirection URL containing a ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11682 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-2004-1487

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Wget 1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU Wget 1.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application GNU Wget 1.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GNU Wget 1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GNU Wget 1.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Wget 5

- References For CVE-2004-1487

https://usn.ubuntu.com/145-1/
UBUNTU USN-145-1
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/18420
XF wget-file-overwrite(18420)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/11871
BID 11871 GNU WGet Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2006-07-17
http://securitytracker.com/id?1012472
SECTRACK 1012472
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-771.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:771
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110269474112384&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20041209 wget: Arbitrary file overwriting/appending/creating and other vulnerabilities
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=261755

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-1487

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


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