Path traversal in f-serv package

Published: 2019-11-11 | Updated: 2019-11-11
Severity Medium
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID N/A
CWE ID CWE-22
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software f-serv Subscribe
Vendor talentlessguy

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Path traversal

Severity: Medium

CVSSv3: 6.9 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:U/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: N/A

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

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform directory traversal attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to input validation error when processing directory traversal sequences. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request and read arbitrary files on the system.

Mitigation

Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

f-serv: 0.1.0, 0.1.1, 0.1.2, 0.1.3, 0.1.4, 0.1.5, 0.1.6, 0.1.7, 0.2.0

CPE External links

https://snyk.io/vuln/SNYK-JS-FSERV-480393

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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