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Overview

Vulnerability Score 9.3 9.3
CVE Id CVE-2007-4061
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 09:57:42
Published 30 Jul 2007 01:30:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2007-4061

Summary

Directory traversal vulnerability in a certain ActiveX control in Nessus Vulnerability Scanner 3.0.6 allows remote attackers to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the argument to the saveNessusRC method, which writes text specified by the addsetConfig method, possibly related to the SCANCTRL.ScanCtrlCtrl.1 ActiveX control in scan.dll. NOTE: this can be leveraged for code execution by writing to a Startup folder.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Nessus Vulnerability Scanner 3.0.6


References

MISC - http://www.nessus.org/news/

SECUNIA - 26243

XF - nessus-scanctrl-file-overwrite(35641)

VUPEN - ADV-2007-2702

MILW0RM - 4237

BID - 25088


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:45:46