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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-0202

Directory traversal vulnerability in the true_path function in for Mailman 2.1.5 and earlier allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via ".../....///" sequences, which are not properly cleansed by regular expressions that are intended to remove "../" and "./" sequences.
Publish Date : 2005-05-02 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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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 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) Directory traversal
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 important 2005-02-07 2005-02-09
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2005-0202 unix
dm-crypt in Linux kernel 2.6.15 and earlier does not clear a structure before it is freed, which leads to a memory discl... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10657 unix
RHSA-2005:136: mailman security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005136 unix
RHSA-2005:136: mailman security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050136 unix
RHSA-2005:137: mailman security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005137 unix
RHSA-2005:137: mailman security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050137 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-2005-0202

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Mailman 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU Mailman 2.1b1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application GNU Mailman 2.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GNU Mailman 2.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GNU Mailman 2.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GNU Mailman 2.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application GNU Mailman 2.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Mailman 7

- References For CVE-2005-0202
REDHAT RHSA-2005:137
REDHAT RHSA-2005:136
SUSE SUSE-SA:2005:007
GENTOO GLSA-200502-11
BUGTRAQ 20050209 [USN-78-1] Mailman vulnerability
SECTRACK 1013145
FULLDISC 20050209 Administrivia: List Compromised due to Mailman Vulnerability
APPLE APPLE-SA-2005-03-21

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-0202

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