YelloSoft Pinky Directory Traversal Vulnerability

Published: 2010-09-29 07:26:02
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow attacker to gain information about directory and file locations.

Affected Versions:
Yellosoft pinky version 1.0 and prior on windows.

Technical Details:
Input passed via the URL is not properly verified before being used to read files. This can be exploited to download arbitrary files via directory traversal attacks.

Recommendations:
No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

Summary:
This host is running YelloSoft Pinky and is prone to Directory Traversal vulnerability.

Detection Type:
Windows Registry

Solution Type:
Vendor will not fix

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-3487

References:

http://secunia.com/advisories/41538
http://packetstormsecurity.org/1009-exploits/pinky10-traversal.txt
http://www.johnleitch.net/Vulnerabilities/Pinky.1.0.Directory.Traversal/42

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0

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