CVE-2007-0159

2007-01-10T00:28:00
ID CVE-2007-0159
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2017-07-29T01:30:00

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the GeoIP_update_database_general function in libGeoIP/GeoIPUpdate.c in GeoIP 1.4.0 allows remote malicious update servers (possibly only update.maxmind.com) to overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the database filename, which is returned by a request to app/update_getfilename.