Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in Pluck CMS 4.5.2 on Windows allow remote attackers to include and execute arbitrary local files via a ..\ (dot dot backslash) in the (1) blogpost, (2) cat, and (3) file parameters to data/inc/themes/predefined_variables.php, as reachable through index.php; and the (4) blogpost and (5) cat parameters to data/inc/blog_include_react.php, as reachable through index.php. NOTE: the issue involving vectors 1 through 3 reportedly exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2008-3194.
Published 2008-08-27 23:41:00
Updated 2018-10-11 20:50:00
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-3851

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 87 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-3851

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

CWE ids for CVE-2008-3851

  • 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-2008-3851

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