GHSA-whcm-29f4-j4mx

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Source
https://github.com/advisories/GHSA-whcm-29f4-j4mx
Import Source
https://github.com/github/advisory-database/blob/main/advisories/github-reviewed/2020/09/GHSA-whcm-29f4-j4mx/GHSA-whcm-29f4-j4mx.json
JSON Data
https://api.osv.dev/v1/vulns/GHSA-whcm-29f4-j4mx
Aliases
  • CVE-2017-16149
Published
2020-09-01T16:56:50Z
Modified
2023-11-08T03:59:07.773326Z
Summary
Directory Traversal in zwserver
Details

Affected versions of zwserver 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 / zwserver

Package

Affected ranges

Type
SEMVER
Events
Introduced
0.0.0