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Vulnerability Details : CVE-1999-1053

guestbook.pl cleanses user-inserted SSI commands by removing text between "<!--" and "-->" separators, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands when guestbook.pl is run on Apache 1.3.9 and possibly other versions, since Apache allows other closing sequences besides "-->".
Publish Date : 1999-09-13 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-1999-1053

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Http Server 1.3.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Matt Wright Matt Wright Guestbook 2.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Http Server 1
Matt Wright Matt Wright Guestbook 1

- References For CVE-1999-1053

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/33674
BUGTRAQ 19991105 Guestbook.pl, sloppy SSI handling in Apache? (VD#2)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/82/27560
VULN-DEV 19990916 Re: Guestbook perl script (error fix)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/82/27296
VULN-DEV 19990913 Guestbook perl script (long)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/776
BID 776 Guestbook CGI Remote Command Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-1999-1053

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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