Path traversal in JSZip



Published: 2023-03-23
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-48285
CWE-ID CWE-22
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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JSZip
Web applications / JS libraries

Vendor Stuart Knightley

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Path traversal

EUVDB-ID: #VU73970

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-48285

CWE-ID:

Exploit availability:

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied in the loadAsync() method. A remote attacker can pass a specially crafted ZIP archive to the application and overwrite arbitrary files on the system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

JSZip: 3.0.0 - 3.7.1

Fixed software versions

CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/Stuk/jszip/compare/v3.7.1...v3.8.0
http://www.mend.io/vulnerability-database/WS-2023-0004
http://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/244499
http://github.com/Stuk/jszip/commit/2edab366119c9ee948357c02f1206c28566cdf15


Q & A

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