Vulnerability CVE-2008-2717


Published: 2008-06-16   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
TYPO3 4.0.x before 4.0.9, 4.1.x before 4.1.7, and 4.2.x before 4.2.1, uses an insufficiently restrictive default fileDenyPattern for Apache, which allows remote attackers to bypass security restrictions and upload configuration files such as .htaccess, or conduct file upload attacks using multiple extensions.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Multiple vulnerabilities in TYPO3 Core
typo3 org
18.06.2008

Type:

CWE-264

(Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.5/10
6.4/10
8/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Typo3 -> Typo3 
Apache -> Apache webserver 

 References:
http://buzz.typo3.org/teams/security/article/advice-on-core-security-issue-regarding-filedenypattern/
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3945
http://typo3.org/teams/security/security-bulletins/typo3-20080611-1/
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1596
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493270/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29657
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1802
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42988

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