#VU25644 Path traversal


Published: 2020-02-27

Vulnerability identifier: #VU25644

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:U/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-22

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
decompress
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor: sindresorhus

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 overwrite arbitrary files on the system.

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

Vulnerable software versions

decompress: 0.1.0 - 4.2.0


CPE

External links
http://www.npmjs.com/advisories/1217
http://github.com/kevva/decompress/issues/71


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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