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 to overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the database filename, which is returned by a request to app/update_getfilename.
Published 2007-01-10 00:28:00
Updated 2017-07-29 01:30:01
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2007-0159

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 90 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2007-0159

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Products affected by CVE-2007-0159

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