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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0410

Original release date: 01/28/2008
Last revised: 09/16/2009


HTTP File Server (HFS) before 2.2c allows remote attackers to obtain configuration and usage details by using an id element such as %version% in HTTP Basic Authentication instead of a username and password, as demonstrated by placing this id element in the userinfo subcomponent of a URL.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
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

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External Source: XF
Name: hfs-sendhfsidentifier-info-disclosure(39871)
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3583
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.syhunt.com/advisories/hfshack.txt
External Source: BID
Name: 27423
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080123 Syhunt: HFS (HTTP File Server) Template Cross-Site Scripting and Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.rejetto.com/hfs/?f=wn

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+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:hfs:http_file_server:2.2b and previous versions

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