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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-0841

Directory traversal vulnerability in mapserv.c in mapserv in MapServer 4.x before 4.10.4 and 5.x before 5.2.2, when running on Windows with Cygwin, allows remote attackers to create arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the id parameter.
Publish Date : 2009-03-31 Last Update Date : 2018-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Directory traversal

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1914 mapserver -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7870 unix
DSA-1914-1 mapserver -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13568 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-2009-0841

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application UMN Mapserver 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application UMN Mapserver 4.0 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application UMN Mapserver 4.0 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application UMN Mapserver 4.2 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application UMN Mapserver 4.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application UMN Mapserver 4.4.0 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application UMN Mapserver 4.4.0 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application UMN Mapserver 4.4.0 Beta3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application UMN Mapserver 4.6.0 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application UMN Mapserver 4.6.0 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application UMN Mapserver 4.6.0 Beta3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application UMN Mapserver 4.6.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application UMN Mapserver 4.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application UMN Mapserver 4.8 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application UMN Mapserver 4.8 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application UMN Mapserver 4.8 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application UMN Mapserver 4.8 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application UMN Mapserver 4.8 Beta3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application UMN Mapserver 4.10 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application UMN Mapserver 4.10 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application UMN Mapserver 4.10 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application UMN Mapserver 4.10 Beta3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application UMN Mapserver 4.10.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application UMN Mapserver 4.10.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application UMN Mapserver 4.10.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application UMN Mapserver 4.10.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application UMN Mapserver 5.0.0 Beta6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application UMN Mapserver 5.0.0 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application UMN Mapserver 5.0.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application UMN Mapserver 5.0.0 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application UMN Mapserver 5.0.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application UMN Mapserver 5.0.0 Beta3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application UMN Mapserver 5.0.0 Beta4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application UMN Mapserver 5.0.0 Beta5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application UMN Mapserver 5.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application UMN Mapserver 5.2.0 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application UMN Mapserver 5.2.0 Beta3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application UMN Mapserver 5.2.0 Beta4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application UMN Mapserver 5.2.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application UMN Mapserver 5.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application UMN Mapserver 5.2.0 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application UMN Mapserver 5.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
UMN Mapserver 42

- References For CVE-2009-0841
SECTRACK 1021952
XF mapserver-mapserv-dir-traversal(49548)
BID 34306 MapServer Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-10-23
BUGTRAQ 20090330 Positron Security Advisory #2009-000: Multiple Vulnerabilities in MapServer v5.2.1 and v4.10.3 CONFIRM
MLIST [mapserver-users] 20090326 MapServer 5.2.2 and 4.10.4 released with security fixes

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-0841

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