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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-2156

Original release date: 05/03/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Directory traversal vulnerability in help/index.php in X7 Chat 2.0 and earlier allows remote attackers to include arbitrary files via .. (dot dot) sequences in the help_file parameter.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.4 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (legend)
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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External Source: OSVDB
Name: 25149
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19886
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 17777
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1608
External Source: SREASON
Name: 829
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060502 X7 Chat <=2.0 remote commands execution
External Source: XF
Name: x7chat-index-file-include(26218)
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 1738

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