Vulnerability CVE-2007-4031


Published: 2007-07-27   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Directory traversal vulnerability in a certain ActiveX control in Nessus Vulnerability Scanner 3.0.6 allows remote attackers to delete arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the argument to the deleteReport method, probably related to the SCANCTRL.ScanCtrlCtrl.1 ActiveX control in scan.dll.

Vendor: Nessus
Product: Vulnerability scanner 
Version: 3.0.6;

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.8/10
7.8/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
Complete

 References:
http://securitytracker.com/id?1018469
http://www.nessus.org/news/
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25088
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2680
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/35641
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/4230

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