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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2004-1678

Original release date: 09/13/2004
Last revised: 09/05/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Directory traversal vulnerability in pdesk.cgi in PerlDesk allows remote attackers to read portions of arbitrary files and possibly execute arbitrary Perl modules via ".." sequences terminated by a %00 (null) character in the lang parameter, which can leak portions of the requested files if a compilation error message occurs.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
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

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External Source: BID
Name: 11160
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: XF
Name: perldesk-directory-traversal(19712)
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20040912 Posible Inclusion File in Perl Desk
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 12512
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit

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