#VU50862 Path traversal


Published: 2021-02-23

Vulnerability identifier: #VU50862

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3: 5.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-29026

CWE-ID: CWE-22

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
GateManager
Server applications / Remote access servers, VPN

Vendor:

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to input validation error when processing directory traversal sequences in the file upload function. A remote administrator can send a specially crafted HTTP request to read and write arbitrary files in the Linux file system.

Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

GateManager: before 9.2c

External links
https://www.secomea.com/support/cybersecurity-advisory/#2918


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated privileged user 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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