CVE-2015-7851

medium

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the save_config function in ntpd in ntp_control.c in NTP before 4.2.8p4, when used on systems that do not use '\' or '/' characters for directory separation such as OpenVMS, allows remote authenticated users to overwrite arbitrary files.

References

http://support.ntp.org/bin/view/Main/NtpBug2918

http://support.ntp.org/bin/view/Main/SecurityNotice

http://www.talosintel.com/reports/TALOS-2015-0062/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-01-28

Updated: 2020-06-18

Type: CWE-22

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 3.5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 6.8

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: MEDIUM