CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-08-22
Bugzilla: 1002299: CVE-2013-5648 libdigidoc: arbitrary file overwrite flaw


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Absolute path traversal vulnerability in the handleStartDataFile function in DigiDocSAXParser.c in libdigidoc, as used in ID-software before 3.7.2 and other products, allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via a filename beginning with / (slash) or \ (backslash) in a DDOC file.

Find out more about CVE-2013-5648 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:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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