#VU52838 Path traversal


Published: 2021-05-04

Vulnerability identifier: #VU52838

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-29100

CWE-ID: CWE-22

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
ArcGIS Earth
Universal components / Libraries / Software for developers

Vendor: ESRI

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to input validation error within the parsing of KMZ files. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request and create arbitrary files on the system.

Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

ArcGIS Earth: 1.11.0

CPE

External links
https://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-21-505/
https://www.esri.com/arcgis-blog/products/arcgis-earth/administration/arcgis-earth-security-update/


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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