Directory traversal vulnerability in the OBEX FTP Service in the Microsoft Bluetooth stack in Windows Mobile 6 Professional, and probably Windows Mobile 5.0 for Pocket PC and 5.0 for Pocket PC Phone Edition, allows remote authenticated users to list arbitrary directories, and create or read arbitrary files, via a .. (dot dot) in a pathname. NOTE: this can be leveraged for code execution by writing to a Startup folder.
Published 2009-01-21 20:30:00
Updated 2024-01-26 17:53:30
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2009-0244

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 1.51%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 86 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2009-0244

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
8.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
6.8
10.0
NIST
8.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2009-0244

  • 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.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2009-0244

Products affected by CVE-2009-0244

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