Battle for Wesnoth WML preprocessor directory traversal
|wesnoth-wml-directory-traversal (38752)||Medium Risk|
Battle for Wesnoth could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system, caused by an error in the WML preprocessor. An attacker could send a specially-crafted pathname containing "dot dot" sequences (/../) using a malicious add-on to view arbitrary files on the system.
Upgrade to the latest version of Wesnoth (1.2.8 or later), available from SourceForge.net: Files. See References.
- Battle for Wesnoth Web site: Wesnoth.
- SourceForge.net: Files: Battle for Wesnoth - File Release Notes and Changelog - Release Name: wesnoth-1.2.8.
- BID-26626: Battle for Wesnoth WML Preprocessor Directory Traversal Vulnerability
- CVE-2007-5742: Directory traversal vulnerability in the WML engine preprocessor for Wesnoth 1.2.x before 1.2.8, and 1.3.x before 1.3.12, allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via .. sequences in unknown vectors.
- DSA-1421: wesnoth -- directory traversal
- OSVDB ID: 41713: Wesnoth WML Engine Preprocessor Unspecified Traversal Arbitrary File Access
- SA27786: Wesnoth Multiple Vulnerabilities
- Debian Debian Linux 3.1
- Debian Debian Linux 4.0
- Wesnoth Wesnoth prior to 1.2.8
Nov 26, 2007
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