Vulnerability CVE-2014-4910


Published: 2014-07-24

Description:
Directory traversal vulnerability in tools/backlight_helper.c in X.Org xf86-video-intel 2.99.911 allows remote attackers to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the interface name.

Type:

CWE-22

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

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.6/10
6.4/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
X -> Xf86-video-intel 

 References:
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/94746
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q3/39
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q3/138
http://osvdb.org/show/osvdb/108851
http://lists.x.org/archives/xorg-commit/2014-July/036840.html

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