Upstream information

CVE-2016-2087 at MITRE

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the client in HexChat 2.11.0 allows remote IRC servers to read or modify arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the server name.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.82 4.04
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Medium High
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact Partial Partial
Availability Impact Partial None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.4
Vector AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1020739 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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