CVE-2004-0473

LOW

Description

Argument injection vulnerability in Opera before 7.50 does not properly filter "-" characters that begin a hostname in a telnet URI, which allows remote attackers to insert options to the resulting command line and overwrite arbitrary files via (1) the "-f" option on Windows XP or (2) the "-n" option on Linux.

References

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200405-19.xml

http://securitytracker.com/id?1010142

http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=104&type=vulnerabilities

http://www.opera.com/linux/changelogs/750/index.dml

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10341

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/16139

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2004-07-07

Updated: 2017-07-11

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.6

Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 4.9

Severity: LOW