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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-5518

Original release date: 04/17/2009
Last revised: 04/28/2009


Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in the web administration console in Apache Geronimo Application Server 2.1 through 2.1.3 on Windows allow remote attackers to upload files to arbitrary directories via directory traversal sequences in the (1) group, (2) artifact, (3) version, or (4) fileType parameter to console/portal//Services/Repository (aka the Services/Repository portlet); the (5) createDB parameter to console/portal/Embedded DB/DB Manager (aka the Embedded DB/DB Manager portlet); or the (6) filename parameter to the createKeystore script in the Security/Keystores portlet.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.4 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 9.2
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: CONFIRM
Name: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GERONIMO-4597
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: geronimo-repository-directory-traversal(49898)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1089
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090416 [DSECRG-09-018] Apache Geronimo - Directory Traversal vulnerabilities
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 8458
External Source: MISC
Name: http://dsecrg.com/pages/vul/show.php?id=118
External Source: XF
Name: geronimo-dbmanager-directory-traversal(49899)
External Source: BID
Name: 34562
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://geronimo.apache.org/21x-security-report.html#2.1.xSecurityReport-214
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: geronimo-keystores-directory-traversal(49900)

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