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Vulnerability Details : CVE-1999-1050

Directory traversal vulnerability in Matt Wright FormHandler.cgi script allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via (1) a .. (dot dot) in the reply_message_attach attachment parameter, or (2) by specifying the filename as a template.
Publish Date : 1999-11-12 Last Update Date : 2017-12-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Directory traversal
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-1999-1050

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Matt Wright Formhandler.cgi 1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Matt Wright Formhandler.cgi 2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Matt Wright Formhandler.cgi 3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Matt Wright Formhandler.cgi 3

- References For CVE-1999-1050
XF formhandler-cgi-absolute-path(3550)
BUGTRAQ 19991116 Re: FormHandler.cgi
BID 798 FormHandler.cgi Absolute Path Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
BUGTRAQ 19991112 FormHandler.cgi
BID 799 FormHandler.cgi Reply Attachment Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-1999-1050

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