Path traversal in Grafana

Published: 2022-06-16 | Updated: 2022-09-03
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-32275
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
Web applications / Other software

Vendor Grafana Labs

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Path traversal

EUVDB-ID: #VU64400

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-32275

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

Exploit availability: Yes


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

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

Exploitation example:
/dashboard/snapshot/%7B%7Bconstructor.constructor'/.. /.. /.. /.. /.. /.. /.. /.. /etc/passwd


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Vulnerable software versions

Grafana: 8.4.3

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?