Directory traversal vulnerability in the WebLaunch.WeblaunchCtl.1 (aka CWebLaunchCtl) ActiveX control in weblaunch.ocx in Gateway Weblaunch allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary programs via a ..\ (dot dot backslash) in the second argument to the DoWebLaunch method. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
Published 2008-01-10 23:46:00
Updated 2017-09-29 01:30:10
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-0221

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 76 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-0221

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2008-0221

  • The product uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the product does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory.
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Products affected by CVE-2008-0221

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