Path traversal in Drupal Twig

Published: 2022-09-28
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-39261
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Web applications / CMS

Vendor Drupal

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Path traversal

EUVDB-ID: #VU67723

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-39261

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

Exploit availability: No


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

The vulnerability exists due to input validation error when processing directory traversal sequences when loading templates. A remote attacker can use the "source" or "include" statement to read arbitrary files on the system.


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Vulnerable software versions

Drupal: 8.0 - 9.5.0 beta1

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?