Vulnerability CVE-2008-5518


Published: 2009-04-17   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
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.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
Apache Geronimo - Directory Traversal vulnerabilities
DSecRG
19.04.2009

Type:

CWE-22

(Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal'))

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9.4/10
9.2/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
None
Affected software
Apache -> Geronimo 

 References:
http://dsecrg.com/pages/vul/show.php?id=118
http://geronimo.apache.org/21x-security-report.html#2.1.xSecurityReport-214
http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GERONIMO-4597
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/502733/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34562
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1089
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/49898
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/49899
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/49900
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/8458

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