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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-0315

Original release date: 02/22/2012
Last revised: 02/22/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Untrusted search path vulnerability in ALFTP before 5.31 allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse executable file in a directory that is accessed for reading an extensionless file, as demonstrated by executing the README.exe file when a user attempts to access the README file.

Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/426.html 'CWE-426: Untrusted Search Path'

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.altools.jp/download.aspx
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN85695061/995223/index.html
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.altools.jp/ETC/NEWS.aspx?mid=231&vidx=118
Type: Advisory
External Source: JVNDB
Name: JVNDB-2012-000011
External Source: JVN
Name: JVN#85695061

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