GHSA-5c6f-jpx7-cwq6

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Source
https://github.com/advisories/GHSA-5c6f-jpx7-cwq6
Import Source
https://github.com/github/advisory-database/blob/main/advisories/github-reviewed/2020/09/GHSA-5c6f-jpx7-cwq6/GHSA-5c6f-jpx7-cwq6.json
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https://api.osv.dev/v1/vulns/GHSA-5c6f-jpx7-cwq6
Aliases
  • CVE-2017-16209
Published
2020-09-01T18:13:11Z
Modified
2023-11-08T03:59:11.450402Z
Severity
  • 7.5 (High) CVSS_V3 - CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N CVSS Calculator
Summary
Directory Traversal in enserver
Details

Affected versions of enserver resolve relative file paths, resulting in a directory traversal vulnerability. A malicious actor can use this vulnerability to access files outside of the intended directory root, which may result in the disclosure of private files on the vulnerable system.

Example request:

GET /../../../../../../../../../../etc/passwd HTTP/1.1
host:foo

Recommendation

No patch is available for this vulnerability.

It is recommended that the package is only used for local development, and if the functionality is needed for production, a different package is used instead.

References

Affected packages

npm / enserver

Package

Affected ranges

Type
SEMVER
Events
Introduced
0.0.0