Secunia CSI7
Advisories
Research
Forums
Create Profile
Our Commitment
Database
Search
Advisories by Product
Advisories by Vendor
Terminology
Report Vulnerability
Insecure Library Loading
Moderately critical

Internet Explorer FTP Download Directory Traversal

-

Release Date:  2005-01-03    Last Update:  2006-03-23    Views:  68,237

Secunia Advisory SA13704

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been discovered in Internet Explorer, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an input validation error in the handling of FTP file transfers. This can be exploited by a malicious FTP server to create files in arbitrary locations via directory traversal attacks by tricking a user into downloading malicious files (e.g. by dragging or copying a file or folder).

The vulnerability has been confirmed on a fully patched system with Internet Explorer 6.0 and Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 / XP SP1.


Solution:
Apply patches.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by vendor in KB article.

Later discovered and reported by Albert Puigsech Galicia.

Original Advisory:
Microsoft KB Article:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/810790

Albert Puigsech Galicia:
http://www.7a69ezine.org/node/view/176

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

Subject: Internet Explorer FTP Download Directory Traversal

No posts yet

-

You must be logged in to post a comment.



 Products Solutions Customers Partner Resources Company
 
 Corporate
Vulnerability Intelligence Manager (VIM)
Corporate Software Inspector (CSI)
Consumer
Personal Software Inspector (PSI)
Online Software Inspector (OSI)
 Industry
Compliance
Technology
Integration
 Customers
Testimonials
 VARS
MSSP
Technology Partners
References
 Factsheets
Reports
Webinars
Events
 About us
Careers
Memberships
Newsroom


 
© 2002-2014 Secunia ApS - Rued Langgaards Vej 8, 4th floor, DK-2300 Copenhagen, Denmark - +45 7020 5144
Terms & Conditions and Copyright - Privacy - Report Vulnerability