CVE-2009-3898

NameCVE-2009-3898
DescriptionDirectory traversal vulnerability in src/http/modules/ngx_http_dav_module.c in nginx (aka Engine X) before 0.7.63, and 0.8.x before 0.8.17, allows remote authenticated users to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the Destination HTTP header for the WebDAV (1) COPY or (2) MOVE method.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs557389

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nginx (PTS)wheezy1.2.1-2.2+wheezy4fixed
wheezy (security)1.2.1-2.2+wheezy4+deb7u1fixed
jessie1.6.2-5+deb8u4fixed
jessie (security)1.6.2-5+deb8u5fixed
stretch (security), stretch1.10.3-1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1.13.5-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
nginxsource(unstable)0.7.63-1low557389

Notes

[etch] - nginx <no-dsa> (upload rights required)
[lenny] - nginx <no-dsa> (upload rights required)

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