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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2717

TYPO3 4.0.x before 4.0.9, 4.1.x before 4.1.7, and 4.2.x before 4.2.1, uses an insufficiently restrictive default fileDenyPattern for Apache, which allows remote attackers to bypass security restrictions and upload configuration files such as .htaccess, or conduct file upload attacks using multiple extensions.
Publish Date : 2008-06-16 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication ???
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1596 typo3 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7834 unix
DSA-1596-1 typo3-src - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18363 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-2717

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Apache Webserver * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Typo3 Typo3 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Typo3 Typo3 4.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Typo3 Typo3 4.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Typo3 Typo3 4.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Typo3 Typo3 4.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Typo3 Typo3 4.0.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Typo3 Typo3 4.0.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Typo3 Typo3 4.0.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Typo3 Typo3 4.0.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Typo3 Typo3 4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Typo3 Typo3 4.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Typo3 Typo3 4.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Typo3 Typo3 4.1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Typo3 Typo3 4.1.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Typo3 Typo3 4.1.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Typo3 Typo3 4.1.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Typo3 Typo3 4.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Apache Webserver 1
Typo3 Typo3 17

- References For CVE-2008-2717
XF typo3-filename-file-upload(42988)
BID 29657 TYPO3 Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability and File Upload Vulnerability Release Date:2008-06-12
VUPEN ADV-2008-1802
BUGTRAQ 20080611 TYPO3 Security Bulletin TYPO3-20080611-1: Multiple vulnerabilities in TYPO3 Core

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2717

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