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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-4910

Directory traversal vulnerability in tools/backlight_helper.c in X.Org xf86-video-intel 2.99.911 allows remote attackers to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the interface name.
Publish Date : 2014-07-24 Last Update Date : 2017-08-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Directory traversal

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-4910

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application X Xf86-video-intel 2.99.911 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
X Xf86-video-intel 1

- References For CVE-2014-4910
MLIST [oss-security] 20140704 X.Org intel driver dev snapshots, backlight helper issue
MLIST [oss-security] 20140711 Re: X.Org intel driver dev snapshots, backlight helper issue
MLIST [xorg-commit] 20140704 xf86-video-intel: tools/backlight_helper.c
XF xorg-x86-driver-dir-traversal(94746)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-4910

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