26636 : CHM Lib extract_chmLib Traversal Arbitrary File Overwrite
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2006-06-16

Description

CHM Lib contains a flaw that allows a remote attacker to extract arbitrary files outside of the web path. The issue is due to the 'extract_chmLib' example program not properly sanitizing user input, specifically directory traversal style attacks (../../).

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

Upgrade to version 0.38 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

CHMlib
CHMlib
0.37

References

Tools & Filters

22686

Credit

  • Sven Tantau - svensven-tantau.de - Sven Tantau

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2006-06-25 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_0

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