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CVE-2008-2399 - Depletive Warning

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the FireFTP add-on before 0.98.20080518 for Firefox allows remote FTP servers to create or overwrite arbitrary files via ..\ (dot dot backslash) sequences in responses to (1) MLSD and (2) LIST commands a related issue to CVE-2002-1345. NOTE: this can be leveraged for code execution by writing to a Startup folder.

Reference

http://vuln.sg/fireftp0971-en.html http://www.mozdev.org/source/browse/fireftp/src/content/js/connection/controlSocket.js.in.diff?r1=1.58;r2=1.59;f=h http://secunia.com/advisories/30284 http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/906907 http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29289 http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1596/references https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42516