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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-4437

Original release date: 10/03/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Directory traversal vulnerability in importxml.pl in Bugzilla before 2.22.5, and 3.x before 3.0.5, when --attach_path is enabled, allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via an XML file with a .. (dot dot) in the data element.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.1 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31444
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020668
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=437169
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2344
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.bugzilla.org/security/2.22.4/
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34361
External Source: XF
Name: bugzilla-importxml-directory-traversal(44407)
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-2417
External Source: BID
Name: 30661
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-2418

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