CVE-2009-0843

NameCVE-2009-0843
DescriptionThe msLoadQuery function in mapserv in MapServer 4.x before 4.10.4 and 5.x before 5.2.2 allows remote attackers to determine the existence of arbitrary files via a full pathname in the queryfile parameter, which triggers different error messages depending on whether this pathname exists.
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 can only probe for files that are not present, useless when not
in combination with another attack

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