23828 : thttpd htpasswd Multiple Local Overflows
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2006-03-05

Description

thttpd contains a flaw that may allow a malicious local user to execute privileged commands. The issue is triggered when a user calls the 'htpasswd' utility but supplies arbitrary commands along with a username to be added to a password file. It is possible that the flaw may allow the user to bypass the required authentication and execute arbitrary programs with privileged access.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Exploit: Exploit Public

Solution

Currently, there are no known upgrades, patches, or workarounds available to correct this issue.

Products

ACME Laboratories
thttpd
2.25b

References

Tools & Filters

3463

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 7.2
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2006-03-09 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_2 Availability_impact_2

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