Executive Summary

This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Name CVE-2009-4013 First vendor Publication 2010-02-02
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2024-01-26

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Overall CVSS Score 9.8
Base Score 9.8 Environmental Score 9.8
impact SubScore 5.9 Temporal Score 9.8
Exploitabality Sub Score 3.9
Attack Vector Network Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High Availability Impact High
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 7.5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in Lintian 1.23.x through 1.23.28, 1.24.x through, and 2.x before 2.3.2 allow remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files or obtain sensitive information via vectors involving (1) control field names, (2) control field values, and (3) control files of patch systems.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-4013

CAPEC : Common Attack Pattern Enumeration & Classification

Id Name
CAPEC-23 File System Function Injection, Content Based
CAPEC-64 Using Slashes and URL Encoding Combined to Bypass Validation Logic
CAPEC-76 Manipulating Input to File System Calls
CAPEC-78 Using Escaped Slashes in Alternate Encoding
CAPEC-79 Using Slashes in Alternate Encoding
CAPEC-139 Relative Path Traversal

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') (CWE/SANS Top 25)

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 63
Os 5
Os 2

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2010-01-29 Name : Ubuntu Update for lintian vulnerabilities USN-891-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_891_1.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
62125 Lintian Control Field / File Traversal Arbitrary File Overwrite

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2010-02-24 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-1979.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-01-28 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
File : ubuntu_USN-891-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37975
CONFIRM http://packages.debian.org/changelogs/pool/main/l/lintian/lintian_2.3.2/chang...
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-1979
MLIST http://packages.qa.debian.org/l/lintian/news/20100128T015554Z.html
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/38375
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-891-1

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