Free Download Manager name directory traversal
|fdm-name-directory-traversal (58627)||Medium Risk|
Free Download Manager could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. By persuading a victim to download a specially-crafted metalink file containing directory traversal sequences in the name attribute of a file element, an attacker could create arbitrary files outside the intended directory.
Upgrade to the latest version of Free Download Manager (3.0 build 852 or later), available from the Free Download Manager Web site. See References.
- Free Download Manager Web site: Free Download Manager - absolutely free download accelerator and manager.
- Secunia Research 13/05/2010: Free Download Manager metalink "name" Directory Traversal.
- BID-40152: Free Download Manager Metalink File Directory Traversal Vulnerability
- CVE-2010-0999: Directory traversal vulnerability in Free Download Manager (FDM) before 3.0.852 allows remote attackers to create arbitrary files via directory traversal sequences in the name attribute of a file element in a metalink file.
- OSVDB ID: 64670: Free Download Manager file Element name Attribute Traversal Arbitrary File Creation
- SA39447: Free Download Manager Multiple Vulnerabilities
- Free Download Manager Free Download Manager (FDM) 3.0 build 850
May 13, 2010
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