CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2012-06-23
Bugzilla: 850425: CVE-2012-3521 php-geshi: Remote directory traversal and information disclosure (local file inclusion) in the contrib module


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in the cssgen contrib module in GeSHi before allow remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the (1) geshi-path or (2) geshi-lang-path parameter.

Find out more about CVE-2012-3521 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: None

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