CVE-2009-0841

NameCVE-2009-0841
DescriptionDirectory traversal vulnerability in mapserv.c in mapserv in MapServer 4.x before 4.10.4 and 5.x before 5.2.2, when running on Windows with Cygwin, allows remote attackers to create arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the id parameter.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1914-1
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs523027

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mapserver (PTS)stretch7.0.4-2fixed
buster7.2.2-1fixed
bullseye, sid7.6.1-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mapserversourceetch4.10.0-5.1+etch4DSA-1914-1
mapserversourcelenny5.0.3-3+lenny4DSA-1914-1
mapserversource(unstable)5.2.2-1523027

Notes

this doesn't work under linux as the root from the directory traversal needs to exist

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