CVE-ID

CVE-2001-1196

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
Directory traversal vulnerability in edit_action.cgi of Webmin Directory 0.91 allows attackers to gain privileges via a '..' (dot dot) in the argument.
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Date Entry Created
20020315 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20020315)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(1) Frech
NOOP(5) Cole, Foat, Green, Wall, Ziese
Comments (Legacy)
 Green> SINCE ROOT PRIVILEGES ARE REQUIRED TO USE THE TOOL, WHAT FURTHER 
   ESCALATION OF PRIVILEGE CAN OBTAINED?

Proposed (Legacy)
20020315
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