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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-3898: nginx: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-3898: nginx: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
11/24/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in src/http/modules/ngx_http_dav_module.c in nginx (aka Engine X) before 0.7.63, and 0.8.x before 0.8.17, allows remote authenticated users to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the Destination HTTP header for the WebDAV (1) COPY or (2) MOVE method.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-www-servers-nginx

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