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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-2082

Original release date: 05/09/2006
Last revised: 09/05/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Directory traversal vulnerability in Quake 3 engine, as used in products including Quake3 Arena, Return to Castle Wolfenstein, Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory, and Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force, when the sv_allowdownload cvar is enabled, allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files from the server via ".." sequences in a .pk3 file request.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
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; Allows disruption of service

Solution

id Software has released patches to address this and other issues.

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External Source: SREASON
Name: 880
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20060508 Two independent vulnerabilities (client and server side) in Quake3 engine and many derived games
External Source: XF
Name: quake3-sv-allowdownload-directory-traversal(26347)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060508 Two independent vulnerabilities (client and server side) in Quake3 engine and many derived games
External Source: BID
Name: 17924

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