• CVSS Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings • CPE Information
htpasswd and htdigest in Apache 2.0a9, 1.3.14, and others allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack.
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Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Record Created
20010206 Disclaimer: The record 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)
Modified (20010430)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(2) Baker, Cole
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(3) Christey, Magdych, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:linux-apache-symlink(5926)
 Christey> XF:linux-apache-symlink
 Christey> This item may have been re-introduced into the Apache source
   code sometime during 2002; CVE-2002-1233 has been created for
   that version, which affects Apache 1.3.27 and other versions.
 Christey> As a further clarification, CVE-2002-1233 is *only* for the
   Debian-specific regression error.
 Christey> DEBIAN:DSA-195

Proposed (Legacy)
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