CVE-2019-5429

high
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Description

Untrusted search path in FileZilla before 3.41.0-rc1 allows an attacker to gain privileges via a malicious 'fzsftp' binary in the user's home directory.

References

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/R7WUJWTJA55ILACKLTJFSQUYEBHVYENL/

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202007-51

https://svn.filezilla-project.org/filezilla?view=revision&revision=9112

https://www.tenable.com/security/research/tra-2019-14

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-04-29

Updated: 2020-07-28

Type: CWE-426

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.8

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
138974GLSA-202007-51 : FileZilla: Untrusted search pathNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
high
124702Fedora 28 : filezilla / libfilezilla (2019-d109db9c8a)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high