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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0252

Original release date: 01/11/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Directory traversal vulnerability in the _get_file_path function in (1) lib/sessions.py in CherryPy 3.0.x up to 3.0.2, (2) filter/sessionfilter.py in CherryPy 2.1, and (3) filter/sessionfilter.py in CherryPy 2.x allows remote attackers to create or delete arbitrary files, and possibly read and write portions of arbitrary files, via a crafted session id in a cookie.


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

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External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1481
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-0299
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=204829
External Source: BID
Name: 27181
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200801-11
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-0333
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.cherrypy.org/changeset/1774
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.cherrypy.org/changeset/1776
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2127
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080124 rPSA-2008-0030-1 CherryPy
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.cherrypy.org/changeset/1775
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.cherrypy.org/ticket/744
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0039

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
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* cpe:/a:cherrypy:cherrypy:2.1.0 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:cherrypy:cherrypy:3.0.2 and previous versions

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