Quake3 Arena allows malicious server operators to read or modify files on a client via a dot dot (..) attack.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification
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Advisory; Patch Information
20000503 Vulnerability in Quake3Arena Auto-Download Feature
Vulnerable software and versions