GHSA-5x5w-v4xq-p64r

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Source
https://github.com/advisories/GHSA-5x5w-v4xq-p64r
Import Source
https://github.com/github/advisory-database/blob/main/advisories/github-reviewed/2018/07/GHSA-5x5w-v4xq-p64r/GHSA-5x5w-v4xq-p64r.json
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https://api.osv.dev/v1/vulns/GHSA-5x5w-v4xq-p64r
Aliases
  • CVE-2017-16175
Published
2018-07-23T20:44:52Z
Modified
2023-11-08T03:59:09.372132Z
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 ewgaddis.lab6
Details

Affected versions of ewgaddis.lab6 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 / ewgaddis.lab6

Package

Affected ranges

Type
SEMVER
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Last affected
0.1.1