Path traversal in TecRail Responsive FileManager

Published: 2018-08-18 | Updated: 2020-07-17
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2018-15495
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Responsive FileManager
Client/Desktop applications / File managers, FTP clients

Vendor TecRail

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Path traversal

EUVDB-ID: #VU31232

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2018-15495

CWE-ID: CWE-22 - Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote non-authenticated attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

/filemanager/upload.php in Responsive FileManager before 9.13.3 allows Directory Traversal and SSRF because the url parameter is used directly in a curl_exec call, as demonstrated by a file:///etc/passwd value.


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Vulnerable software versions

Responsive FileManager: 9.13.0 - 9.13.1

CPE2.3 External links

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