2009-3898 | nginx path traversal (SA36818 / 59614)
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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in nginx up to 0.8.9 (Web Server). Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a directory traversal vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-22. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, and integrity.
The weakness was published 11/24/2009 (oss-sec). The advisory is shared at openwall.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2009-3898 since 11/05/2009. The attack can be launched remotely. The successful exploitation needs a single authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.
The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 59614 (GLSA-201203-22 : nginx: Multiple vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Gentoo Local Security Checks.
Upgrading to version 0.8.10 eliminates this vulnerability.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.2
NVD Base Score: 🔍
Class: Directory traversal
Status: Not defined
0-Day Time: 🔍
Upgrade: nginx 0.8.10
09/23/2009 +0 days 🔍
11/05/2009 +43 days 🔍
11/24/2009 +19 days 🔍
11/24/2009 +0 days 🔍
05/29/2014 +1647 days 🔍
03/18/2015 +293 days 🔍
08/28/2021 +2355 days 🔍Advisory: openwall.com
Status: Not defined
CVE: CVE-2009-3898 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 44702 – nginx 0.7- 0.7.62 and 0.8-0.8.16 Remote Directory Traversal Vulnerability in ngx_http_dav_module.c, Medium
Secunia: 36818 – nginx WebDAV Directory Traversal Security Issue, Less Critical
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Created: 03/18/2015 15:15
Updated: 08/28/2021 04:16
Changes: (3) source_nessus_risk exploit_price_0day vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore
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