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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Microsoft .NET Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft .NET Lets Remote Users Modify Certain Files on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1042128
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1042128
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-8416   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 13 2018
Impact:   Modification of system information, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft .NET. A remote user can modify files on the target system.

A remote user can send a specially crafted file requests to have the system create certain file locations on the target system.

The vendor notes that only certain file locations are permitted.

Danny Grander of Snyk reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can modify certain files on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8416

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8416 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Nov 27 2018 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Microsoft .NET Lets Remote Users Modify Certain Files on the Target System
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.



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