DescriptionMapServer before 7.0.8, 7.1.x and 7.2.x before 7.2.3, 7.3.x and 7.4.x before 7.4.5, and 7.5.x and 7.6.x before 7.6.3 does not properly enforce the MS_MAP_NO_PATH and MS_MAP_PATTERN restrictions that are intended to control the locations from which a mapfile may be loaded (with MapServer CGI).
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs988208

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mapserver (PTS)buster7.2.2-1vulnerable
bookworm, sid8.0.0-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[bullseye] - mapserver <ignored> (Minor issue; #988224)
[buster] - mapserver <no-dsa> (Minor issue; will be fixed via point release)
[stretch] - mapserver <postponed> (Minor issue; can be fixed in next update) (branch-7-6) (branch-7-2) (branch-7-0)
Fixed in 7.0.8, 7.2.3, 7.4.5, 7.6.3

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