thttpd 2.25b0 writes data to a log file without sanitizing non-printable characters, which might allow remote attackers to modify a window's title, or possibly execute arbitrary commands or overwrite files, via an HTTP request containing an escape sequence for a terminal emulator.
Published 2010-01-13 20:30:01
Updated 2023-11-28 17:15:08
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Input validation

Threat overview for CVE-2009-4491

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2009-4491
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2009-4491 160,086
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2009-4491

2.18%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 89 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2009-4491

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
10.0
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2009-4491

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Products affected by CVE-2009-4491

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