GHSA-m874-69ww-w7jq

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Source
https://github.com/advisories/GHSA-m874-69ww-w7jq
Import Source
https://github.com/github/advisory-database/blob/main/advisories/github-reviewed/2018/07/GHSA-m874-69ww-w7jq/GHSA-m874-69ww-w7jq.json
JSON Data
https://api.osv.dev/v1/vulns/GHSA-m874-69ww-w7jq
Aliases
  • CVE-2017-16174
Published
2018-07-23T20:45:01Z
Modified
2023-11-08T03:59:09.311401Z
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 whispercast
Details

Affected versions of whispercast 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 / whispercast

Package

Affected ranges

Type
SEMVER
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Last affected
0.1.0