Path traversal in aah Go web framework



Published: 2020-03-09
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID N/A
CWE-ID CWE-22
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Vendor aahframework.org

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Path traversal

EUVDB-ID: #VU25827

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

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

Exploit availability: No

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 via static file delivery. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request and read arbitrary files on the system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

aah: 0.12.0 - 0.12.3


CPE2.3 External links

http://snyk.io/vuln/SNYK-GOLANG-GITHUBCOMGOAAHAAH-559113
http://github.com/go-aah/aah/pull/267/commits/2c8f53fa7d3affbc79a1153773cb9d0607085b01
http://github.com/go-aah/aah/issues/266
http://github.com/go-aah/aah/pull/267

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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