Vulnerability Name:

CVE-1999-1051 (CCN-7782)

Assigned:1999-11-16
Published:1999-11-16
Updated:2008-09-05
Summary:Default configuration in Matt Wright FormHandler.cgi script allows arbitrary directories to be used for attachments, and only restricts access to the /etc/ directory, which allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via the reply_message_attach attachment parameter.
CVSS v3 Severity:5.3 Medium (CCN CVSS v3.1 Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): None
CVSS v2 Severity:5.0 Medium (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): None
5.0 Medium (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Athentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): None
Vulnerability Type:CWE-Other
Vulnerability Consequences:Obtain Information
References:Source: CCN
Type: BugTraq Mailing List, Tue, 16 Nov 1999 16:46:33 +0100
Re: FormHandler.cgi

Source: MITRE
Type: CNA
CVE-1999-1051

Source: CCN
Type: OSVDB ID: 56512
Matt Wright FormHandler.cgi reply_message_attach Attachment Parameter Arbitrary File Access

Source: BUGTRAQ
Type: Exploit, Vendor Advisory
19991116 Re: FormHandler.cgi

Source: CCN
Type: BID-799
FormHandler.cgi Reply Attachment Vulnerability

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
formhandler-cgi-reply-message(7782)

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/a:matt_wright:formhandler.cgi:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/a:matt_wright:formhandler.cgi:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/a:matt_wright:formhandler.cgi:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Configuration CCN 1:
  • cpe:/a:matt_wright:formhandler.cgi:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • * Denotes that component is vulnerable
    BACK
    matt_wright formhandler.cgi 1.0
    matt_wright formhandler.cgi 2.0
    matt_wright formhandler.cgi 3.0
    matt_wright formhandler.cgi 2.0