TFTPdWin 0.4.2 Server Directory Traversal Vulnerability May 11 2007 03:38PM
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TFTPdWin 0.4.2 Server Directory Traversal Vulnerability


Date Discovered

Vendor Notified
3/26/2007 - No Response

Discovered By
Digital Defense, Inc. Vulnerability Research Team
- r@b13s

Vulnerability Description
The version of TFTPdWin contains a vulnerability that allows a potential intruder to gain read and write access to directories and files outside of the TFTP root. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may also allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to overwrite and modify system files which could facilitate the execution of arbitrary code, the result of which could ultimately lead to a full system compromise.

Solution Description
No patch is available at this time. Other versions may be vulnerable.

Tested Systems / Software (with versions)
Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2, TFTPdWin version 0.4.2

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