CVE-2009-3898

medium

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in src/http/modules/ngx_http_dav_module.c in nginx (aka Engine X) before 0.7.63, and 0.8.x before 0.8.17, allows remote authenticated users to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the Destination HTTP header for the WebDAV (1) COPY or (2) MOVE method.

References

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/11/23/10

http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=125897327321676&w=2

http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=125900327409842&w=2

http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=125897425223039&w=2

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/11/20/1

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2009-09/0379.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/36818

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201203-22.xml

http://secunia.com/advisories/48577

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-11-24

Updated: 2021-11-10

Type: CWE-22

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N

Impact Score: 4.9

Exploitability Score: 6.8

Severity: MEDIUM